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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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Give Back and Go Green Committee

area of interest

Activities:

Industry Partnership with Tickets for Troops

General Charitable Support

Give Back and Go Green Committee

careersinracing Career Makers and Explore Racing Days

participants

Participants:

30

purpose

Purpose:

This is an internal BHA committee of volunteers who work together on both environmental and charitable projects. From Macmillan Bake sales to Walks and Cycle rides, there are activities throughout the year with fundraising part of the objectives, Mind has been a charity supported over the last year. The group also organise the BHA's involvement in Racing Together's Community Day and this has included in the past days at Greatwood, mucking out, gardening and painting fences to inviting groups of school children into the BHA itself for a day within the offices at 75 High Holborn. The committee work to champion environmental issues within the BHA such as recycling and have presented a Green Policy to move toward minimizing emissions from the company car policy to flight usage.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering