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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.

08 January 2020

National Horseracing College Charity Raceday

t’s the 31st Annual National Horseracing College Charity Day.

This is a unique day in the racing calendar when bookmakers come together to offer their support to the National Horseracing College by sponsoring some of the races on the card.

Pontefract is proud to continue their association and support of the Doncaster-based college who offer a range of courses at all levels for people who are looking at horseracing as a future career, and for those who are currently working in the industry wishing to develop their qualifications and skills.

If you know of anyone interested in a career in racing, tell them to come along and have a chat to the National Horseracing College Staff AND enjoy a day out at the races – there are 7 fantastic races to enjoy!

Find out more about the raceday here

Find out more about the National Horseracing College here

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