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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 for further information on how we can help you.

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Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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Since its establishment in the 1980s, Shadwell has been proud to embrace the role of social responsibility and continues to invest in the community and education. The main focus of our support lies in the education and training of young people and favours equine and agricultural projects. Our support is mostly directed to communities in close proximity to Shadwell’s farms in Norfolk and Suffolk. From within their roles, many of the Shadwell management and staff are involved in community engagement and education. The Shadwell Charities Committee (7 members of staff) have key input with the committee’s chair dedicating 1 day per week.

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement


Volunteers dedicated to community engagement


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

We fund the delivery of community engagement and education activity