Become a Member of the Fleisher team

The Fleisher team consists of group of people committed to excellence. We all cherish our place as a vanguard arts education institution in Philadelphia that also serves as a model across the country. You will have the support of your colleagues, who are artists, educators, and administrators. Each is committed to Fleisher’s mission and participates honestly and openly to continually improve our programming, operations and image. Fleisher is a learning institution encouraging its staff members to develop professionally.

Fleisher employees receive a competitive compensation package, including options to enroll in health, dental, life insurance and pension plans; free admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA); and access to the PMA library and PMA staff-only educational and professional development opportunities.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Fleisher is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Current Opportunities


In support of its programs and mission, Fleisher is committed to providing excellent facilities to its staff, students and visitors.  The Maintenance Staff is a team of four who provide essential support to all of Fleisher’s programming, and are responsible for the building planning, management, maintenance, and safety of all Fleisher locations.  As a member of the Maintenance Staff, the Custodian is responsible for set-up for activities in preparation for classes and events, maintaining the overall cleanliness of the facility to ensure a welcoming environment for all of Fleisher’s guests.

Exhibitions Assistant

Art education and community engagement are at the core of Fleisher‘s long-term goals. The Exhibitions Assistant works under the supervision of the Exhibitions Manager and the Director of Programs and with the programs team to craft, execute, and manage Fleisher’s robust exhibitions calendar, with specific focus on its new BYOP initiative. The project is an extension of Fleisher’s audience building work in the area’s increasingly diverse neighborhoods.

Fall/Winter Special Event Internship

This role will provide hands-on experiences, offering the chance to work with our Audience Engagement Department in all stages of planning two of Fleisher’s annual events, Handmade for the Holidays and Print Love-In, from targeting potential vendors, musicians, and performers to volunteer acquisition and event logistics.

The special event intern will also gain insight into non-profit community art organizations; as well as become familiar with fundraising, marketing, and event set-up.

Teaching Artists

Are you interested in teaching at Fleisher? We evaluate candidates for teaching positions on an ongoing basis. We are always looking for experienced artists and assistant artists to teach our adult and youth classes, as well as our off-site, in-school, and after-school residency programs. For guidelines and to apply, follow the links below.


Fleisher has a need for figure models of all types to pose for life drawing and painting classes, and accepts applications on a rolling basis. The environment is professional and welcoming, and the students have a range of experience. For questions regarding modelling at Fleisher, contact Erika Guadalupe Núñez,

Interns and Volunteers

Are you interested in an internship at Fleisher or joining our talented team of volunteers? Do you have a special skill or talent? Fleisher volunteers and interns contribute thousands of hours every year in support of our art education and exhibition programs.