About us

Swansea Council for Voluntary Service is the umbrella organisation for voluntary activity throughout the City & County of Swansea, supporting, developing and representing voluntary organisations, volunteers and communities in the County. We work to support and develop the Third Sector by providing a wide range of information, advice and support services and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy makers...

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Volunteering

SCVS Volunteer Centre can support you to find the right volunteering opportunity. Book an advice and guidance appointment at our centre, receive telephone assistance to help you decide, or access information through the Volunteering Wales website - we can help.

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Help & Support

Looking for support from a voluntary or community organisation? Feel that you don’t have a voice? Need some guidance around volunteering or training? We can help. Whilst much of our work involves supporting voluntary and community organisations in Swansea, we also run a variety of services which help individuals.

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Support for Organisations

We work to support and develop the Third Sector by providing a wide range of information, advice and support services and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy makers.

Training Events

Our courses help to develop skills, knowledge and confidence in voluntary organisations, community groups and volunteers.

News

The latest News for the Third Sector (Voluntary and Community organisations) in Swansea.

Local third sector events

Events, training, fayres, open days, taster sessions and more! 

  • Queertawe - Intergenerational creative workshops \ Gweithdai creadigol i bob oed

    Intergenerational creative workshops for the queer community (aged 16+) in Swansea. Monday evenings between 5:30pm-8:30pm. \ Gweithdai creadigol i bob oed (16+) i gymuned cwîar Abertawe. Nos Lun 5:30yh-8:30yh Read more

  • Swansea Mental Health Forum

    The Swansea Mental Health Forum is an umbrella group of voluntary mental health organisations working in the City and County of Swansea. Read more

  • Forest School Swansea NPT - Outdoor First Aid (Level 3) Training 

    This is a 2 day course, looking at how to give emergency care in remote locations. Delivered by Red Dragon Training in conjunction with Forest School Swansea Neath Port Talbot. Read more

  • Forest School Swansea NPT - Outdoor Food Safety (Level 2) Accredited Training

    This course follows the Level 2 Award in Food Safety syllabus with emphasis on cooking in an outdoors environment and specific requirements of Environmental Health Officers. Read more

  • Swansea Volunteer Managers Forum

    Swansea Volunteer Managers Forum is a members network of volunteer managers which regularly meets to develop and share best practice. Read more

  • Swansea Mental Health Forum

    The Swansea Mental Health Forum is an umbrella group of voluntary mental health organisations working in the City and County of Swansea. Read more

Local third sector jobs

Looking for paid work or Trustee positions in the Third Sector in Swansea? Browse local vacancies here...

  • Swansea Community Farm - 2 x vacancies

    Swansea Community Farm is the only city Farm in Wales, and is focussed on improving wellbeing by reconnecting people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities with their food, their environment and each other. Read more

  • Swansea City AFC Foundation- Premier League Inspires Coordinator

    Swansea City AFC Foundation is the official charity of Swansea City AFC football club and has been working at the heart of the community for many years. Read more

  • Cae Tan CSA - Grow from Home Project Manager

    Cae Tan CSA is a Community Supported Agriculture Project based on The Gower Peninsula in South Wales. They grow and supply fresh, seasonal produce to their members weekly & all year round. Read more

  • EYST - Race and Housing Case Worker

    Ethnic Minorities and Youth Support Team Wales (EYST) is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led charity supporting ethnic minority young people, individuals and communities across Wales. Read more

  • Discovery - Volunteering Projects Worker

    Discovery is a student led charity based in Swansea, working to improve the lives of people in the Swansea area. Founded over 50 years ago, today they have over 600 volunteers working across more than 30 different projects. Read more

  • Caredig - Senior Mental Health Support Worker

    Caredig are a registered social landlord (RSL) based in Swansea. They were established in 1975 to meet the housing needs of families, older and more vulnerable people. Read more

  • Action for Children - Residential Support Worker

    Vulnerable children in the UK need your help. Wherever you work in the Action for Children family, you'll be helping to change the lives of the most vulnerable children in the UK. Read more

  • The Roots Foundation Wales - 2 x Vacancies

    The Roots Foundation Wales is an award-winning charity, which was set up in 2011. They are a volunteer-led organisation supporting young people in care, care leavers, those in kinship care and their carers. Their aim is to create a support network for those who have experience of the care system. Read more

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