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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 November 2019

Racing Home

A symposium exploring the challenge working mothers face in the horseracing industry

Racing Home provides a forum for discussion that will offer a more comprehensive understanding of the decisions working women make with a panel of experienced keynote speakers sharing invaluable insights into:

  • Being a working mother – practicalities and the feelings of guilt
  • Maternity Leave – having children and returning to work
  • Work-life balance – the juggling when children are involved
  • Working practices – good and archaic
  • Managing perception – bosses and colleagues
  • Isolation –┬áloneliness and the fear of speaking out

RSVP by email: events@simplyracing.uk

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