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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Author: Adam Popeck

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.

  • Minute Taking

    Minute taking is an important skill which enables organistions to record decisions made in meetings and also to keep people informed. Read more

  • Mental Health Awareness

    The lives of many individuals who experience mental ill-health are impacted by stereotyping and stigma. Read more

  • Skills for Handling Workplace Conflict

    Conflict occurs most often in situations where differences are judged rather than welcomed. Read more

News

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

  • Social Enterprise Red Dragon manufacturing launch ROOF crowdfunder

    They hope to raise £15,000 to launch ROOF, a water-proof insulated all-in-one padded coat with integrated sleeping bag and hood to trial, make and give to homeless people. Read more

  • Consultation: Taxi and private hire vehicle licensing in Wales

    “Taxis and private hire vehicles are an important method of transport in enabling disabled vulnerable people in our society to maintain independent living in the community.” Welsh Government seek views on the framework for licensing taxis and private hire vehicles proposed by the Law Commission for England and Wales. Read more

  • Refugee Week 2017 launches

    Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. In the UK, Refugee Week 2017 falls within 19th -25th June. Read more

Local third sector events

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