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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.

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Community Group visits

area of interest


Outreach programmes – demonstrations, racedays etc

Community Group visits

Open Yard Visits

BTRC Work Experience – residential or day visits






To connect with the local community and to facilitate the public to get up close and interact with racehorses. The BTRC has welcomed local community groups including local care homes, the Rotary Club, schools and individuals from groups who may be suffering with depression or anxiety.

desired outcome


Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Building diversity and inclusion