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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.

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Dumfries House partnership with Scottish Racing

Organisation:

Scottish Racing

area of interest

Activities:

Dumfries House partnership with Scottish Racing

Scottish Racing Mental Health and Wellbeing

Supporting the Scottish Racing Academy

Alzheimer Scotland Partnership

participants

Participants:

95+

purpose

Purpose:

This activity was in collaboration with the Scottish Racing Academy and Help For Heroes. The purpose of the four days was to promote the holistic opportunities within racing to Scottish veterans and their families. The days were well subscribed and provided a safe, inclusive and open space to learn more about horses and horse racing.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Building diversity and inclusion