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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@racingtogether.co.uk for further information on how we can help you.

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Take The Reins Youth & Community Ltd

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Take The Reins is a sports-based not-for-profit organisation working primarily through and in the racing industry to support and deliver positive outcomes for young people and communities. Piloted as a project in 2016 and formally constituted in 2020, Take The Reins works with local communities to provide positive activities, implement personal development and training initiatives and deliver vocational training and pathways to progress in the racing/sports industries and in meaningful careers in associated sectors.

What do they do?

We provide access to our venue or facilities for community groups and or fundraising

We organise or host events for charities and community groups

Community engagement is part of our day job

We fund the delivery of community engagement and education activity