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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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Into The Sky

Organisation:

Pontefract Racecourse

area of interest

Activities:

Industry Charity Racedays – Northern Racing College and Injured Jockeys Fund

Into The Sky

Pontefract Sports and Education Foundation Raceday

participants

Participants:

12

purpose

Purpose:

There was a lack of opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities within the district to meet as a group, so we offered to host them at the racecourse.

desired outcome

Aims:

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities