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.

  • Office Furniture for Free to Charitable Organisations

    Advocacy Support Cymru’s Swansea office has recently relocated to Swansea Enterprise Park, SA7 9DD and as a result has a number of good quality office furniture items which they’re pleased to offer to fellow third sector organisations - for free. Read more

  • 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

Local third sector events

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

  • Mike Hedges AM Funding Advice Day

    Join Mike Hedges AM Assembly Member for Swansea East and discover how to unlock funding for your community group. 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

Local third sector jobs

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