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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 for further information on how we can help you.

15 July 2019

Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival

The Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival, supported by Sky Bet provides a whole week of racing with 10 meetings at eight out of the nine Yorkshire courses.

Starting on Saturday 20th July at Ripon and finishing on Sunday 28th July at Pontefract, the event also includes a leading trainer and jockey competition.

In addition an Open Afternoon at Jack Berry House in Malton will offer something extra on Tuesday 23rd July.  Witness what it takes to get jockey ready as the team will take you around the fitness suite and demonstrate training on the equisizer under the tutelage of a jockey coach.

Malton Museum will be showcasing some of the artefacts from their current exhibition of the horse.

Following this a screening of the film Seabiscuit will take place in the gym.  The timings are 1.30pm to approx 6.00pm.  Tickets are £7.50 each – please email to book your place.

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