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Americorps Vista
Summer Associates


For the past 4 years the Center Theatre has partnered with Goodwill of Northern New England to host several Americorps Vista Summer Associates. Each summer, the Vistas aleviate summer learning loss, reduce the effects of poverty, and support the Center Theatre mission to make arts, education, and entertainment accessible to our rural communities to engage and inspire. They do this by

  • working at our Children's Summer Drama Camps

  • helping at various theatrical events throughout the summer

  • supporting Center Theatre fundraising events such as the Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

  • aiding in the daily summer operations of the Center Theatre

Vistas must be at least 18 years old when they start their position. Vistas work for 8,9 or 10 weeks starting May or June working 40 hours per week. Vistas are employees of Goodwill of Northern New England who administer the Summer Vista program for Americorps Vista. The stipend for 2023 is $675 biweekly and the end-of-term education award is $1,459.  

Start dates are:​

  • May 29th

  • June 12th

  • June 26th

To start the application process go to the Americorps Site:

The Application process can take some time. Please email Patrick Myers at the Center Theatre at He can connect you with help if you're having problems and make sure the process is as easy as possible. 

Our Vistas work hard, but also have  a lot of fun and get to experience a summer full of art and entertainment in Piscataquis County! We hope you'll get in touch. 

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