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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 lucy@racingtoschool.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

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Newmarket Day Out

Organisation:

GoRacingGreen

area of interest

Activities:

Glorious at Home at Marriott House Care Home

Newmarket Day Out

Inclusive Raceday at Nottingham

participants

Participants:

15 per visit

purpose

Purpose:

There have now been three #GRG days out in Newmarket. These days involve taking a group of no more than 15 people with invisible illnesses or challenges in life on a day out in Newmarket. The day consists of an early morning start on Warren Hill, plus three yard visits followed by lunch. The focus of this, and all events, is to get people out that would not normally feel comfortable doing so. They may be lonely or lack confidence due to their condition. The work of #GoRacingGreen is vital as people know that on the organised events they will not be judged and they will be safe and secure with like-minded people. If they are not yet ready to go to the racecourse to watch racing - still so much to be done to make this possible for so many - these events are key to combatting social isolation, buildings friendships and giving people access to the racing industry, as well as hands on contact with horses. This work is supported by Unibet.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering

Building diversity and inclusion