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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 for further information on how we can help you.

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Preview Evenings


Racing Centre

area of interest


Preview Evenings

Occupational Health

Apprentice Jockey Training

Racing Secretaries Lunch

Sports Day






The focus of this project is the community of Newmarket, who have a passion for horse racing and want to gain insights into the runners and the races. We offer two of these evenings a year - one for Cheltenham and one for Ascot. For each evening, we bring in a panel which consists of people in the industry such as jockeys, trainers and breeders, who talk to the audience about the horses and the races and give their insights for the day. This event brings the community together to chat about the industry.

desired outcome


Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Building diversity and inclusion