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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 for further information on how we can help you.

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Racecourse Association

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The RCA is the trade association for all British Racecourses, serving the interests of its 59 members to empower them to be the best venues they can be. As a key partner of Racing Together, the RCA helps to inspire racecourses in hosting game-changing community engagement activities by sharing best practice and facilitating educational research. The RCA’s Showcase & Awards, the industry awards celebrating excellence and innovation, include a specific community engagement award named in honour of Racing Together. The RCA has previously volunteered with Racing to School to help run educational days as part of the sport’s national volunteering day.

Full-time staff, partially dedicated to community engagement


What do they do?

We organise or host events for charities and community groups

Our organisation donates to good causes

Our staff fundraise and donate to good causes