The Soapbox Part-Time Studio & Membership Facilitator

The Soapbox Part-Time Studio & Membership Facilitator

This Deadline Expired: Friday, October 15, 2021

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library seeks applications for a new part-time position: the Studio & Membership Facilitator supports the in-studio experience of studio members and visitors, fostering a nurturing, welcoming, and supportive environment while ensuring a well-functioning studio.

The Soapbox is a nonprofit community arts space devoted to print, paper, book, and zine arts. Located in Southwest/West Philadelphia at 4700 Kingsessing Ave. since 2018, The Soapbox provides equipment access on a membership basis, offers workshops, and hosts a library of zines and handmade publications that is open to the public twice a week. Run by a working board of 12 and a team of Fellows who trade their time for membership, The Soapbox is excited to launch this paid position.

The Studio & Membership Facilitator will play a critical role at the heart of the activities, welcoming and orienting new members, communicating with Fellows, and participating in the ongoing operations of Studio & Membership activities. They will implement studio protocols, tend to basic ongoing studio maintenance, and have a first-hand view of the exciting member projects being created in the studio.

10 hours per week; $20 per hour. Benefits include paid time off, free workshop participation opportunities, keyholder studio access, and the potential for occasional additional hours on a contract basis if desired.

For details and application instructions, please visit www.phillysoapbox.org.

Madison Mayhew
Madison Mayhew
Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography.  Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection.  Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply troubled by the social problems affecting women of the border towns. An example of Trillo’s work is a photo documentary exposé of low-cost sex workers in Mexico. The series includes a collection of photos taken in the brothels there, deglamorizing prostitution and showing the dehumanizing conditions of their work. Trillo’s photographs have been featured in several major press outlets -  and was recently selected Best Series in the Black and White International Awards.  She studied in Italy and Philadelphia, and her work has been shown in solo, and group exhibitions. Trillo lectures at conferences and universities, regarding women’s issues and human trafficking.  She is currently working on a series that tackles the issues surrounding immigration and the Honduran Caravan.
Ada Trillo
Ada Trillo

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico,…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply…

Billy Colbert
Billy Colbert
Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and has been featured in a number of prestigious juried and curated group exhibitions, both regionally and nationally.
Gregory Brellochs
Gregory Brellochs

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College…

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and…

Gregory Brellochs is a Philadelphia-based artist, Professor, and the Visual and Performing Arts, Chair at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey. Brellochs has held numerous solo exhibitions and has been featured…

Laura Krasnow, In addition to being a freelance photographer, she has worked as an assistant editor in feature films, and been trained in film preservation and restoration. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe, and is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.
Laura Krasnow
Laura Krasnow

Laura Krasnow, In addition to being a freelance photographer, she has worked as an assistant editor in feature films, and…

Laura Krasnow, In addition to being a freelance photographer, she has worked as an assistant editor in feature films, and been trained in film preservation and restoration. Her artwork has been exhibited…

Laura Krasnow, In addition to being a freelance photographer, she has worked as an assistant editor in feature films, and been trained in film preservation and restoration. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the United…

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