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.

  • Harness the power of infoengine - on your own site

    With hundreds – if not thousands - of third sector groups in C&C Swansea, do you struggle to know where to find extra support for people that use your services? infoengine, the Wales-wide, online directory of third sector services, has launched a widget to connect the powerful engine to your website… Read more

  • SCVS August Ebulletin out now

    The August edition of the SCVS Ebulletin is out now! News, Jobs, Funding, Training, Events and more - by and for the Third Sector in Swansea. Read more

  • Another reason to register on infoengine!

    The infoengine partnership is delighted to announce that as of this month, the formal information sharing link between InfoEngine and Dewis Cymru, is now LIVE! Read more

Local third sector events

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

  • Uplands Market

    The Uplands and Marina Markets are monthly street-markets selling a huge range of Welsh produce from beautiful hand-made items to delicious fresh food. Read more

  • Swansea Fertility Group

    The group is open to anyone affected by fertility issues (individuals and couples) providing the opportunity to get together and offer each other peer support. Read more

  • Cruse - Bereavement, Loss and Dementia

    Cruse Bereavement Care are providing free information and networking sessions about bereavement and Dementia, for those close to them and for professionals. Read more

  • Swansea Mind Hoarding Project - Info Afternoon

    Do you have a hoarding problem or are you a family member, friend or carer for someone who has hoarding issues? Read more

  • Mumbles Local Produce Market

    Sample some finest local produce, with everything from cured meats to gourmet chocolate at this seafront market. Read more

  • Marina Market

    The Uplands and Marina Markets are monthly street-markets selling a huge range of Welsh produce from beautiful hand-made items to delicious fresh food. Read more

Local third sector jobs

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

  • BAWSO - Support Worker (Floater)

    Bawso provides generic and specialist services including the provision of temporary accommodation for those suffering from domestic abuse and all forms of violence. Read more

  • Shelter Cymru - Fundraising Officer - Philanthropy

    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

  • Crisis Skylight - Part Time Administrator

    Crisis Skylight South Wales, based in Swansea, is an outreach service for people who are homeless, have been homeless in the last two years or, are at risk of becoming homeless. Read more

  • EYST - Regional Coordinator

    Ethnic Youth Support Team are recruiting a Regional Coordinator for their All Wales BME Engagement Programme. Read more

  • The Centre for African Entrepreneurship - 3 Vacancies

    The Centre for African Entrepreneurship is a South-Wales based organisation that aims to inspire, support and promote African entrepreneurship. Read more

  • Caer Las - Solution Focused Practitioner

    Caer Las Cymru works with people who encounter barriers and exclusion to social networks and mainstream services; for example, people whose lives can be traumatised by homelessness, poverty, mental ill health or substance misuse. Read more

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