Last updated:
30 June 2017

Aquarium volunteer (Chichester)

Volunteer to care for and clean the Judith Adams centre's two fish tanks.

Judith Adams is a day centre in Chichester for older people, providing a rich and interesting environment. The centre is seeking a volunteer to care for and clean its fish tanks each month.

How to apply

Please complete the form below to apply for this role.

Application form (Word, 69KB)

Send your completed application form to:

Judith Adams Centre
58a St Pancras
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 7LS

Role description

General description of duties

The volunteer will be required to clean two fish tanks every month, including the glass, stones and filters, at the centre.

Skills required

An understanding of how to clean a tropical fish tank and ensure good health of the fish.

Ideal volunteer

Our ideal volunteer will be interested in fish and also enjoy mixing with a wide range of people who use the centre.

Details of duties

Each stage of cleaning a fish tank, including:

  • removing fish from tanks and placing in a safe receptacle
  • removing water from tanks
  • cleaning the filter and stones
  • cleaning glass inside and out
  • refilling tank using product provided to ensure water is safe for fish
  • returning fish safely to the tanks.

Regularity of duties

Approximately once a month.

Guidance and support

Centre staff will be available at all times during volunteering.

Training and equipment

An introductory session will be provided which will include a general overview of the centre and the location of the tanks and cleaning equipment.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

Those applying for this role will not be asked to complete a DBS check.

References

No reference will be requested for this role.

Closing date

There is no closing date for applications for this role.

 

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