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.

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! 

  • Carers Rights Day

    Know your rights as a carer... Read more

  • Swansea Parent/Carer Forum Meet Up

    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

  • 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

  • Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

    Join WCVA’s Environet team as they explore the emerging policy framework for the sustainable management of their natural resources and the opportunities this offers for practical action and collaboration. Read more

  • Coeden Fach - Orchard Pruning Day

    Learn the correct pruning techniques and then have a chance to practice your skills. Read more

  • Simple Massage Techniques

    Ever wanted to learn how to give a simple head, hand or shoulder massage? Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

  • 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

  • Mixtup – Sessional Worker and Youth Development Worker

    Mixtup is an independent youth club currently meeting monthly, which is run by and supports children and young people in Swansea (aged 11-25) who have a range of mixed abilities including physical and learning, as well as individuals who are not disabled. Read more

  • Cardiff Institute for the Blind - Community Coordinator (Swansea)

    Cardiff Institute for the Blind is recruiting a Community Coordinator, who will be based in Swansea and help deliver an exciting and unique Big Lottery Fund project. Read more

  • Caer Las - Retreat Support Worker

    Caer Las Cymru works with people who encounter barriers and exclusion to social networks and mainstream services; for example, people whose lives can be traumatised by homelessness, poverty, mental ill health or substance misuse. Read more

  • Caer Las - Senior Support Worker

    Caer Las Cymru works with people who encounter barriers and exclusion to social networks and mainstream services; for example, people whose lives can be traumatised by homelessness, poverty, mental ill health or substance misuse. Read more

  • Crisis Skylight - Work & Learning Coach (South Wales)

    Crisis Skylight South Wales, based in Swansea, is an outreach service for people who are homeless, have been homeless in the last two years or, are at risk of becoming homeless. Read more

  • Drugaid Cymru Require Trustees

    Drugaid is a pioneering substance misuse treatment provider, offering evidence based treatment and holistic support to individuals who access its services. 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

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