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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:

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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 Foundation

Programme Highlight

We currently fund a number of community engagement and education projects being delivered by charitable partners, including Racing to School programmes; Pony Racing Academies; the Bridge of Hope project; Take The Reins programme; Riding a Dream and activities at inner city riding schools such as the Urban Equestrian Academy in Leicester. As examples, Racing to School's Riders Programme and Aintree Beacon have engaged with a large number of youngsters to raise awareness of the racing industry and the opportunities it offers. In particular, working with youngsters in inner-city areas/ pony club centres who may otherwise not have had the opportunity to take part in such activities, thus benefitting both the industry and the youngsters.

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement

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What do they do?

We organise or host events for charities and community groups

Our organisation donates to good causes

We fund the delivery of community engagement and education activity