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.

  • National Trust Lavender at Rhossili

    Can you imagine the pleasure of spending a couple of hours in a field full of lavender, taking in the scent , listening to the bees buzz around and the distance rumble of the waves from Fall Bay at Rhossili. If this appeals to you please read on. Read more

  • Swansea Council - Toilet Strategy: Needs Assessment - Have your Say

    Swansea Council are interested in hearing from you about toilet facilities that are open to the general public in Swansea, as well as from organisations which provide toilets for use by the general public or would be interested in doing so. Read more

  • Community Cohesion Survey (Brexit) - Have your say

    The Safer Swansea Partnership seek your views to help understand the impact Brexit might have on you and your community now and in the future. Read more

Local third sector events

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

  • RNIB Cymru - Free Activity Day

    Free activity day for people with sight loss. Read more

  • Cwmtawe Healthy Living Drop In Event

    Are you registered with Cwmtawe Medical Group, Strawberry Place Surgery or Llansamlet Surgery? Read more

  • Swansea Mental Health Forum

    The Swansea Mental Health Forum aims to establish and increase dialogue between organisations that support people with and/or have an interest in mental health and wellbeing. Read more

  • Rural Development Programme (RDP) LEADER Grants Roadshow

    The Swansea Council Rural Development Programme (RDP) team are holding an event to promote the work of RDP LEADER and the opening of a new “funding window” between 1st April and 30th June. Read more

  • BAWSO - FGM Safeguarding Conference

    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) affects over 200 million women and girls worldwide. The purpose of this conference is to learn more about good practices, and how to support survivors and girls at risk of FGM. Read more

Local third sector jobs

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