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.


Author: Belinda Mustoe

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.

  • VocalEyes want to hear groups views in relation to the Wellbeing Plan for Swansea

    Natural Resources Wales have commissioned VocalEyes to use their web platform to start conversations with people, as representatively as possible, and ask for their views on "Ideas to improve wellbeing" for people in Swansea. Read more

  • SCVS office temporarily closed for drop-ins

    On Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th January 2018 the main SCVS office on Walter Road will be closed for drop-ins – but don’t worry, we’ll still be here to take your enquiries via calls and emails for the majority of the period! Read more

  • Valuing Carers Questionnaire

    This questionnaire is to evaluate the Valuing Carers Transition Plan. Feedback from Carers plays a vital part in monitoring the progress of the plan so they want to know your views. 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...

  • Race Council Cymru - Project Officer

    Race Council Cymru (RCC) is an all Wales umbrella body, established by ethnic minority communities across Wales to promote race equality and inclusion. Read more

  • Barod - Peer Mentor and Young Persons Worker

    Barod are looking to recruit a Peer Mentor to join the Out of Work Service across Western Bay and a Young Persons Worker. Read more

  • Swansea City of Sanctuary - Engagement and Training Officer

    City of Sanctuary is a national movement committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. Read more

  • EYST - Arabic and English Language Support Assistant

    Ethnic Youth Support Team is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led voluntary organisation supporting ethnic minority young people, individuals and families across Wales. Read more

  • Shelter Cymru – Communications Officer

    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

  • Family Housing Association - Board Members

    Family Housing Association seek voluntary Board Members to embed outstanding governance, leadership and innovation in a well-established and successful housing association. Read more

  • Caer Las - Trustees

    Caer Las is currently recruiting for potential trustees to contribute to the strategic direction and governance of the charity; helping to promote organisational development, as well as building its reputation. Read more

  • Caer Las - Services Manager (Mental Health)

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone with drive, commitment and resilience to join Caer Las and use their skills to significantly contribute to their Mental Health Services, acting as a role model for behaviours consistent with Caer Las’ beliefs, ethos and values. Read more