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.

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Author: Belinda Mustoe

Training Events

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

  • DBS Good Practice

    This information session will provide an interactive exploration of the best practice in using DBS checks. Read more

  • Understanding the Values of Community Development

    Community development is about helping people gain the skills and confidence to act together to improve their own community. Read more

  • Tai Chi Movement for Wellbeing

    SCVS are running a Free Tai Chi Movement for Wellbeing course for people 50+ and/or those who are living with a long term health conditions. Read more

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! 

Local third sector jobs

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

  • Wales Council for Deaf People - Engagement Officer

    Wales Council for Deaf People require an Engagement Officer to visit and support their groups in South & West Wales. Read more

  • Swansea Women’s Aid Children and Young People’s Service (CHYPS) – 3 x Posts

    Swansea Women’s Aid offers dynamic, innovative services to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. Read more

  • Action for Children - Children's Services Worker

    Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK. Every year, their team changes the lives of 390,000 children, young people and families. Read more

  • Shelter Cymru – Team Leader, Western Bay

    Shelter Cymru is the people and homes charity in Wales, and works for the prevention of homelessness, the improvement of housing conditions, and the right of everyone to a safe, suitable and affordable home. Read more

  • SYSHP – 3 x Vacancies

    SYSHP is a housing charity, which has been delivering services to vulnerable, socially excluded homeless and potentially homeless young people for over 20 years. For young people at an age where they are no longer children and not quite adults, life can be pretty tough. For those who have come out of care or broken up with their families and are worried where they will live, it’s unbearable. Read more

  • Age Cymru Swansea Bay seek Trustees

    Age Cymru Swansea Bay is currently seeking dynamic and experienced individuals to join their Board of Trustees. Read more

  • Swansea Community Farm seek Trustees

    Swansea Community Farm is a well established and much loved local charity and community resource. They aim to promote the health, wellbeing and confidence of people of all ages and backgrounds through engagement in purposeful activity including caring for animals, growing and cooking healthy food, green exercise, conservation work and connecting with nature. Read more

  • SYSHP - Development Worker New Beginnings Project

    SYSHP (Swansea Young Single Homeless Project) is a homeless charity based in Swansea, which has been delivering services to vulnerable socially excluded and potentially homeless young people for over 20 years. Read more

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