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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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Go Racing Green and Unibet Partnership

Organisation:

Newbury Racecourse

area of interest

Activities:

Go Racing Green and Unibet Partnership

Meals on Wheels in partnership with Age Concern

Lions Charity Fireworks

West Berkshire Mencap Charity Raceday

participants

Participants:

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purpose

Purpose:

This partnership was formed to help racegoers who struggle with anxiety around big crowds to seek a safe and quiet space on racedays with professional support on hand to be able to still enjoy the racing without feeling threatened. We partnered with Unibet who also have activated the 'quiet zones' within other sports including football.

desired outcome

Aims:

Improving mental health

Contributing to the economy

Building diversity and inclusion