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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.

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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:

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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.

27 March 2019

Scottish Racing announce partnership with William Hill to support Alzheimer’s Scotland

With over 90,000 people in Scotland living with dementia, Scottish Racing have joined forces with William Hill to support the work of Alzheimer Scotland.

As part of the year-long initiative starting 1st April, every racecourse in Scotland, and 1,600 members of William Hill staff will be trained as ‘dementia friends’ in 2019. In addition to staff training, Scottish Racing and William Hill will be raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and the work of Alzheimer Scotland, and raising funds to support the charity.

Find out more about the partnership, and how dementia friends training helps raceday staff to better understand and support people living with dementia:

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