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Volunteer today for racing charities!


Charities working across the sport are frequently in need of valuable support from volunteers – on an ongoing basis or just to support a particular event.

Volunteering is a great way to help the causes you support, and can even boost your CV and help you make new friendships.

Volunteer bucket collector

Opportunities to volunteer with racing industry charities will be found through Careers in Racing and the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

A selection of charities that rely on volunteers:

  • Racing Welfare
  • Palace House
  • Racehorse Sanctuary & Rehoming Centre
  • The Racehorse Rescue Centre
  • The British Thoroughbred Rehoming Centre
  • Greatwood
  • and more…

Example roles include administrative or specialist business support, fundraising-specific tasks, or hands-on with horses.

Click the logos below to find volunteering opportunities…

Careers in Racing:

Sport and Recreation Alliance – Join In:

If you are a racing charity looking to recruit volunteers, simply contact lucy@racingtoschool.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

The Cheltenham crowd Cheltenham 10.3.15Pic Dan Abraham - racingfotos.com 12 February 2020

Cheltenham Festival Preview Night

Haydock Park is again hosting a preview night in association with North & Midlands Racing Club & Star Sports Bookmakers, featuring an Injured Jockeys Fund Raffle.

North & Midlands Racing Club has raised over £3200 for the IJF over the last few years at these events and hope to repeat that level of support again in 2020!

Carl Llewellyn (Assistant to Nigel Twiston-Davies)

Micky Hammond (Trainer)

Andy Gibson (Racing Analyst in the media and a professional punter)

Ryan Winks (ex-jockey, assistant trainer with Peter Winks in Yorkshire)

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