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.

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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.

  • World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2018

    Are you a Carer? Do you provide emotional or practical support to someone who has mental health issues? On World Mental Health Day 2018, Western Bay Carers Partnership Board want to raise awareness of the local assistance and support available. Read more

  • Pilotlight and Garfield Weston Foundation Survey

    Pilotlight (in partnership with Garfield Weston Foundation) invite you to take part in a short survey of charity leaders for the Weston Charity Awards. Your answers will help them to better understand the needs of the sector. Read more

  • Map of organisations serving Black, Asian and ethnic minority people in Wales

    As part of its work for Welsh Government, EYST Wales is putting together a directory/map of organisations which represent or serve ethnic minority people, individuals and communities in Wales. Read more

Local third sector events

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

  • SCVS Grant Schemes Review Session

    SCVS would like to invite third sector organisations to join us to help review our grant forms and processes. Read more

  • Co-producing Wellbeing in Cwmtawe

    This new project, a partnership between SCVS and the Cwmtawe GP Cluster, is for young adults (16 - 30) within the Cluster to co-design an 8 week programme, aimed at enhancing wellbeing, resilience and developing peer support. Read more

  • Play Sufficiency Partner Planning Session

    This session will give an overview of the requirements of the duty to assess play sufficiency, but also detail how play is co-ordinated and developed across the area. Read more

  • Swansea Parent/Carer Forum Drop In

    The Forum holds an informal meet up once a month. This provides an opportunity for any parent/carer to drop in and meet other parent/carers and find out more about the work of the Forum. Read more

  • Swansea BME Sports Forum

    The BME Sports Forum is a fantastic opportunity for communities, partners, organisations and national governing bodies to share ideas and network freely in an open environment. Read more

  • Transition Roadshow

    Swansea Carers Centre and Careers Wales are holding a Transition Roadshow. Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

  • Interplay - Trustees Wanted

    Interplay (Integrated Play & Leisure) is a small charity providing integrated play and early intervention for children and young people with additional needs, whether this be due to disability, mental health or other barriers to play, and their siblings in South Wales. Read more

  • SCVS - Cwmtawe Dementia and Carer Project Worker

    The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the Cwmtawe Dementia Support Project, which aims to reduce isolation and improve the wellbeing of people living with Dementia and their carers within the Cwmtawe Cluster, which will be achieved through the provision of a Dementia specific Social Prescribing Project and an awareness raising and training package. Read more

  • Shelter Cymru - Fundraising Officer: Corporate & Trusts

    Shelter Cymru is Wales’ people and homes charity. They provide independent specialist advice, advocacy and legal representation for anyone with housing problems. Read more

  • Discovery SVS – Volunteer Recruitment & Office Support Worker

    Discovery is a registered charity and currently operates on a wide range of community projects. Through student volunteering it aims to enrich the lives of disadvantaged people, challenge discrimination as well as supporting people with disabilities. Read more

  • Swansea Asylum Seekers Support - Require Trustees

    SASS brings together asylum seekers, refugees and local people to share, help and improve lives. Read more

  • EYST - Trustee Vacancy (Voluntary)

    EYST Wales (Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team Wales) is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led voluntary organisation supporting ethnic minority people across Wales. Read more

  • Women 4 Resources - Treasurer Required

    Women 4 Resources support initiatives designed, managed and run by women and girls in Wales and Africa. Read more

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