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.

  • Essential Policies - An Overview - Being Contract & Tender Ready

    Raise your awareness of how to evidence that your organisation is well run and what policies and procedures you need in place for contracting and tendering. Read more

  • Facilitation and Presentation Skills Workshop

    This workshop will assist organisations who may not have experienced training facilitators in their staff/volunteer team. Read more

  • 3 Principles - An Introduction for Professionals

    This introduction from Alex Waters to the 3 Principles concept is for anyone who supports the mental health and wellbeing of other people. You will benefit personally, and professionally, from an understanding of the 3 Principles of Innate Health as you find more peace of mind, resilience, clarity, creativity, connection and productivity. 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! 

  • Working together as part of the Home First Programme

    Health and social care providers are preparing for a challenging winter as severe staffing shortages and a rise in demand for care and support continue to place tremendous strain on services. Join this conversation exploring ways the local third sector can help. Read more

  • Swansea Council - Signs of Safety Approach to Child Protection - An Intro for Swansea’s Multi-Agency Partners

    Social Services Training Unit are running this course to enable multi agency partners to work alongside children, families and child and family social workers using the signs of safety methodology. Read more

  • TSSW Meet the Funder – Community Foundation Wales

    Organised by PAVO (our sister organisation in Powys) this is an opportunity for third sector groups and organisations across Wales to join an online (zoom) session with the grants team at Community Foundation Wales. Read more

  • Adferiad - Vacancies Open Day

    Join Adferiad to find out more about some of their exciting opportunities. Read more

  • The Power of Networks

    ‘The Power of Networks’, the joint SCVS AGM and Building Communities Trust online event this December is now open for bookings! Read more

  • We Love Morriston Chai & Chat

    The BAME Engagement Team and We Love Morriston are introducing 'Chai & Chat' sessions to bring together like minded people in a social setting and improve general health and well-being. Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

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