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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.

16 December 2020

Helping young people to achieve their goals: Women in Racing Mentor Ashleigh Wicheard interview

Naomi Mellor interviews Ashleigh Wicheard to find out more about her career in racing, subsequent work with young people and journey into Neuro-linguistic Programming and Animal Assisted Therapy using horses to support and rehabilitate young offenders.

Ashleigh is a strong believer that horses have the power to teach and help people in a variety of ways.

Find more Careering Ahead interviews on the Women in Racing website

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