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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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Lambourn Open Day

Current Activities

Programme Highlight

The Lambourn Open Day is a unique opportunity to visit Lambourn Valley trainers’ yards and come face to face with the horses and trainers along with their staff and jockeys. For 30 years, the Open Day has raised a huge amount of money for local charities: the Lambourn Valley Housing Trust, Thames Valley Air Ambulance and other local charities.

Full-time staff dedicated to community engagement

1

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement

1

Part-time staff dedicated to community engagement

7

Casual staff dedicated to community engagement

3

Volunteers dedicated to community engagement

20

What do they do?

We organise or host events for charities and community groups

Our organisation donates to good causes