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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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Henry Cecil Open Weekend

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The Henry Cecil Open Weekend is an annual charitable event in Newmarket. The weekend celebrates the life of the late Sir Henry Cecil, provides horseracing fans the opportunity to go behind the scenes at British horseracing’s HQ, and raises money for local horseracing charities.

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement

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Casual staff dedicated to community engagement

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Volunteers dedicated to community engagement

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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

Our organisation donates to good causes

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