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.

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 jobs

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

  • Shelter Cymru – Debt Adviser

    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

  • Race Council Cymru - Marketing, Development and Communications Manager

    RCC is the overarching umbrella body established by ethnic minority grassroots communities in Wales to bring key organisations and work together to combat racial prejudice, race discrimination, harassment, victimisation, abuse and violence. Read more

  • Barod - Alcohol Liaison Worker

    Barod provides high-quality, free and confidential support and guidance to anyone who is affected by drug or alcohol use, and raises awareness about the ways we can help to reduce the harm caused by substance misuse. Read more

  • Barod - Operations Manager

    At Barod, friendly, trained workers operate across most of South and West Wales, providing support to individuals affected by alcohol and drugs, and their friends and family. The support and information they provide is free, confidential and non-judgmental. Read more

  • Play and Leisure Opportunity Library - Charity Directors (unpaid)

    The Play and Leisure Opportunity Library (PLOL), based in Swansea, is a unique project in Wales and the first play and leisure library for both children and adults with a disability. They are a registered charity providing specialist toys and equipment through a lending service. Read more

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