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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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.


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Training Events

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


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

  • Mynydd Y Gwair Community Fund – Small grants launch 25th February 2019!

    We are delighted to announce that the first ever Mynydd Y Gwair Community Fund Small Grants (up to £10,000) round, opens on 25th February 2019, and will close on 25th March 2019. Read more

  • Regional HSCWB Grant Scheme 2019/2020 (Swansea & Neath Port Talbot)

    The focus of this grant scheme is to provide a more effective use of funds by connecting regional and local health and wellbeing priorities, increase the consistency and quality of services provided by the Third Sector and to deliver positive wellbeing outcomes for people in communities. Read more

  • Faith in Families launch new Play Care setting

    Faith in Families make a real difference to children and families facing many issues. Their Family Centre’s in Swansea and Brecon offer a range of services from childcare to lunch clubs, inspiring those they serve, and believing in them, to help them succeed. Read more

Local third sector events

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

  • Improving Workplace Wellbeing Seminar

    The Wellbeing Through Work ‘In-Work’ Support Service invites you to join them at their Improving Workplace Wellbeing SME Breakfast Seminar. Read more

  • Swansea Green Infrastructure Workshop

    Natural Resources Wales and Swansea Council are working in partnership with Green Infrastructure Consultancy to develop a Green Infrastructure Strategy and Green Space Factor tool for the city centre. Read more

  • Swansea Parent/Carer Forum Drop In

    The Forum holds an informal meet up once a month. This provides an opportunity for any parent/carer to drop in and meet other parent/carers and find out more about the work of the Forum. Read more

  • St John - Free Defib Awareness Course

    As part of their Defibruary campaign, St John Cymru are running free, 2 hour, Defib awareness courses. Read more

  • Uplands Market

    The Uplands and Marina Markets are monthly street-markets selling a huge range of Welsh produce from beautiful hand-made items to delicious fresh food. Read more

  • Social Wellbeing Group Cwmtawe

    Are you 16 - 30 ? Live in the Cwmtawe area of Swansea? Feeling isolated? Our group could help you! Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

  • Teilo's Tots - Nursery Nurses

    Teilo’s Tots Day Care will be opening on 1st April and they are looking for a vibrant team of Nursery Nurses to help them develop a high quality childcare facility. Read more

  • Community Lives Consortium seek Trustees

    Community Lives Consortium (CLC) are a non-profit making organisation that supports disabled people to live the lives that they choose in in South West Wales. Read more

  • Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) seek Trustees

    Advocacy Support Cymru (ASC) is a registered charity that specialises in the provision of professional, confidential and independent advocacy for those eligible in secondary care and community mental health settings. Read more

  • Family Housing Association (Wales) Ltd – Board Member Co-optees (x2)

    Family Housing Association (Wales) LTD are a registered social landlord (RSL) based in Swansea. Established in 1975 to meet the housing needs of families, older and more vulnerable people, they manage over 2,800 high quality affordable homes and provide a range of services. Read more

  • Old Mill Foundation seek Trustees

    The Old Mill Foundation provides physical and emotional support for people affected by and living with cancer and includes those diagnosed with cancer and their carers who often also need support. Read more

  • Play & Leisure Opportunity Library seek Trustees

    The Play and Leisure Opportunity Library is a small charity supporting children and adults with additional needs within the Swansea and surrounding areas. Read more