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.

  • Roles & Responsibilities of Trustees & Board Members - Free course

    Whether you are a new trustee or you’ve been a board member for a while looking for a refresher, this course covers the roles and responsibilities of trustees. Read more

  • Practical Project Management

    Voluntary and community organisations are expected to deliver high quality projects and services. It is important that people who manage and deliver projects have the skills and confidence to meet this challenge. Read more

  • All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness (unaccredited)

    This two-day online course covers what you need to know to ensure the safeguarding of children and adults in your organisation. The training is aimed at staff and volunteers who have any contact with children, young people and/or their parents/carers or adults at risk and/or their carers. 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! 

Local third sector jobs

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

  • Festival Welfare Services – Trustee vacancies

    Festival Welfare Services (FWS) is a national registered charity (charity number: 277251) which works with a bank of over 350 experienced professional volunteers to carry out a range of welfare related support services at events across the UK. Read more

  • Goleudy - Team Leader

    Goleudy Housing & Support aim to prevent homelessness and provide housing support to people across South Wales. Read more

  • Asylum Matters - Campaigns Manager

    Asylum Matters are a small, specialist team of campaign professionals based around the UK, working with an extensive network of frontline partners to advocate for progressive change in the asylum and immigration system. Read more

  • Swansea Women’s Aid – Supported Housing Support Worker

    Swansea Women’s Aid offers dynamic, innovative services to women and children experiencing violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence (VAWDASV). Read more

  • Adult Learning Wales – Curriculum Development Coordinator

    Since its establishment in 2015, Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales has firmly established itself as the National Community College, serving the adult population of Wales with inspirational, life changing opportunities. Read more

  • Action for Children - Family Support Practitioner

    Action for Children believe that every child should have a safe and happy childhood. They work to ensure their voices are heard, and campaign to bring lasting change to their lives. Read more

  • Adult Learning Wales - Digital Literacy Tutor

    Since its establishment in 2015, Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales has firmly established itself as the National Community College, serving the adult population of Wales with inspirational, life changing opportunities. Read more

  • Faith in Families - Community Cwtch Administrator

    Working in the local authority area of Swansea since 1999, Faith in Families have over two decades of experience which has well established them within disadvantaged communities enabling them to meet their mission. Read more

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