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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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Racing Welfare Ireland Run, Legends of the Turf Playing Cards and Church Service

Organisation:

Warwick Racecourse

area of interest

Activities:

Racing Welfare Ireland Run, Legends of the Turf Playing Cards and Church Service

Volunteering for Barrie Wells Trust

Warwick Town Bonfire Night

Warwick Half Marathon

participants

Participants:

153

purpose

Purpose:

Three members of Warwick staff ran around all Irish racecourses fundraising for Racing Welfare, raising £5k in August 2019. We developed a set of Top Trumps-style playing cards which we sold as Christmas presents in Dec 2019 to benefit Racing Welfare. We also hosted an open air church service in aid of Racing Welfare in August 2020.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Building stronger communities

Accessing the outdoors and enabling volunteering

Building diversity and inclusion