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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:

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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Great British Racing

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Great British Racing is the marketing and promotional body of British horseracing - the second biggest spectator sport in the country. Our role is to widen horseracing’s fan-base and to help maintain British racing's position internationally as the best in the world. For example, our Under 18s Race Free initiative in partnership with racecourses is aimed at making the sport more appealing to the younger generation.

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement

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Volunteers dedicated to community engagement

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What do they do?

Our organisation donates to good causes

Our staff fundraise and donate to good causes

Community engagement is part of our day job

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