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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Training Events

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

  • Theory of Change

    A theory of change can help you plan new projects, explain the purpose of your work to funders and beneficiaries and enhance your evaluation plans and practice. Read more

  • Accounting Basics

    This is an introductory course for those who wish to learn about setting up simple financial systems within a third sector organisation. Read more

  • The Social Services & Well-Being Act (Wales): Free Information Session

    The Act has significant implications for third sector organisations – come along to this information session to find out more. Read more

News

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

  • Welcome new SCVS members – Elite SEA

    Established in 1994, ELITE Supported Employment Agency Ltd is a registered charity that has its vision and mission to enable vocational experiences and / or paid employment opportunities for people with disabilities or those at disadvantage of all ages via appropriate support. Read more

  • Safer Swansea – ‘Community Safety Strategy’ Consultation

    The Safer Swansea Partnership wants its services to be accessible to ALL that need them, and will endeavour to deliver services that fulfil these needs. Have your say on the Community Safety Strategy now. Read more

  • Tender opportunity – Burlais Car Park reinstatement works

    Does your group operate in the Burlais area? Do you have an interest in environmental issues, and the capacity to undertake a landscaping project? Read more

Local third sector events

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

  • Uplands Market

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

  • Keeping People Safe Online

    This course is appropriate for staff and volunteers who would like to develop a better understanding supporting adults to get online and to safely navigate when online. Read more

  • Introduction to Using Digital Health and Wellbeing tools

    Come and discover some ways you can use digital health and wellbeing tools to work with community groups and/or individual service users in your organisation. Read more

  • Consultation on the Proposed Health Board Boundary Change in Bridgend

    Participants will have the opportunity to comment on a proposal that healthcare services in the Bridgend County Borough Council area transfer to Cwm Taf University Health Board from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, moving the health board boundary accordingly. Read more

  • Austin Bailey Foundation – MEET THE FUNDER opportunity

    The Austin Bailey Foundation, a Swansea based funder founded in 1984, are keen to meet local charities and explain how to access their small grant funding. Read more

  • Morriston Market

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

Local third sector jobs

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

  • 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 Women’s Aid - 6 x Vacancies

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

  • The Wallich - Senior Support Worker - Swansea PAWS

    The Wallich is a homelessness charity which provides support services to homeless and vulnerably-housed people. Read more

  • Shelter Cymru - 4 x Vacancies

    Shelter Cymru is Wales’ people and homes charity. They provide independent specialist advice, advocacy and legal representation for anyone with housing problems. Read more

  • Caer Las - Trustees

    Caer Las is currently recruiting for potential trustees to contribute to the strategic direction and governance of the charity; helping to promote organisational development, as well as building its reputation. Read more

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