AmeriCorps NCCC and FEMA Corps Deployment Reports

AmeriCorps NCCC and FEMA Corps is a 10-month, full-time, team-based residential service program for young adults who want to give back to communities in need. Members are assigned to one of five campuses located in Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Baltimore, Maryland; Vicksburg, Mississippi; and Vinton; Iowa and serve on projects at different locations across the country.

This deployment report details where AmeriCorps NCCC teams are serving across the country as well as which organizations, efforts, and initiatives they are currently supporting. Reviewing this report will give you an up to date opportunity to know about national service in action and welcome you to share with others about the great service provided by NCCC teams.

To contact the teams in your area, offer encouragement or visit a project site near you, please contact the NCCC Deployment team at NCCCDeployments@cns.gov or 202-606-6868.


AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Regions


FEMA Corps Deployment Regions



AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Report

Updated - August 28, 2015

AmeriCorps NCCC is committed to strengthen communities and develop leaders through team based national and community service by assisting community and faith-based based organizations, national nonprofits, schools, local municipalities, national and state parks, and Indian tribes. Sponsoring organizations request NCCC projects that span five issue areas including: Natural and Other Disasters, Infrastructure Improvement, Environmental Stewardship, Energy Conservation, and Urban and Rural Development. The report below lists the projects where NCCC teams are currently serving.


 

Atlantic Region - Baltimore, MD

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Baltimore , MDBuffalo 28/31/15 - 10/23/15Parks and People FoundationPlanting trees to increase the tree canopy, the quality of Gwynns Falls Trail, education and management of volunteers and the overall improvement of Baltimore’s physical environment.
Catonsville , MDBuffalo 18/31/15 - 11/5/15Baltimore City Public Schools - Great Kids FarmClearing brush, deconstructing old cold-frames, clearing vegetation around deer fencing along with other restorative projects around the farm that serves as an educational classroom for the 85,000 youth who attend Baltimore City Public Schools
Laurel , MDBuffalo 58/31/15 - 10/2/15Capital Guardian Youth Challenge AcademyMembers will serve as classroom assistants and positive role models to at risk youth at the Capital Guardian Youth Challenge Academy in Laurel, MD.
Reisterstown , MDMoose 48/31/15 - 10/16/15Pearlstone Retreat & Conference CenterNCCC members will work to continue to improve the agricultural infrastructure of a farm in Reisterstown, MD, a very rurual suburb of Baltimore
Silver Spring , MDBuffalo 38/31/15 - 10/9/15Montgomery Housing PartnershipSurveying the community of Long Branch, MD to determine impact of community development, analyzing results, and planning a community event. Long Branch, is a diverse suburb of the Metro DC area. Members will also perform home improvements for residents.
Bar Harbor , MEMoose 38/31/15 - 10/9/15Acadia National ParkTeam will be rehabilitating 1.5 miles of the Hadlock Brook Trail.
Chichester , NHRaven 18/31/15 - 11/5/15Live and Let Live FarmTeam will be working primarily to finish the Quarantine Rehabilitation Center and building reconstruction.
Randolph , NJBuffalo 48/31/15 - 10/13/15Habitat for Humanity MorrisAssisting the construction of several homes in north eastern NJ.
Albany , NYRaven 28/31/15 - 11/5/15Habitat for Humanity Capital DistrictBuilding homes for low-income families in Albany, NY
Buffalo , NYMoose 28/31/15 - 11/5/15City of Buffalo, Office of the Mayor, Division of Citizen ServicesAssisting neighborhood restoration and beautification projects alongside local block clubs and community-based organizations.
Suffolk , VAPhoenix 3.58/16/15 - 9/4/15US Fish & Wildlife Service, Northeast Region Fire ManagementTeam is currently deployed to Grangeville, Idaho in response to wildfires in western region.
Suffolk , VAPhoenix 48/31/15 - 11/5/15US Fish & Wildlife Service, Northeast Region Fire ManagementMembers will be expected to perform the duties of a type 2 wildland firefighter such as ignition, hand line construction, hose lays, holding actions, type 6 engine and UTV operations, radio communication, weather observations & equipment maintenance.

 

Pacific Region - Sacramento, CA

The Pacific Region is currently on transition. Following transition, the Pacific Region will be graduating their current NCCC Traditional class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.

 

Southwest Region - Denver, CO

The Southwest Region is currently on transition. Following transition, the Southwest Region will be graduating their current NCCC Traditional class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.

 

North Central Region - Vinton, IA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Anamosa , IAOak 26/29/15 - 9/14/15Natural and Cultural Heritage Foundation of Jones County AreaOffer hands-on preservation by restoring old windows rather than replacing them
Cedar Rapids , IAMaple 18/28/15 - 9/14/15Miracles in MotionAssist students as side walkers or horse leaders in therapeutic riding classes and carryout property development tasks like painting, arena upkeep, landscaping, and cleaning barn area and equipment
Chicago , ILMaple 78/2/15 - 9/14/15Chicago CaresSupport Chicago Cares in planning, setting up, and executing large, one day volunteer events throughout Chicago and its suburbs
Des Plaines , ILCedar 28/17/15 - 9/14/15Historic Methodist CampgroundRenovating and providing accessibility to historic cultural structures
Galena , ILOak 18/7/15 - 9/15/15Jo Davies Conservation FoundationSupporting conservation initiatives for restoration of native prairie and Native American burial grounds through seed planting, invasive woody species removal, establishing firebreaks and blazing trails to encourage exploration of the land
Lincoln City , INCedar 46/29/15 - 9/14/15Lincoln Boyhood National MemorialClear vegetation along park boundary fire lines, assist with the removal of exotic plant vegetation, repair and replace split rail fencing, and assist with the interpretive program
Detroit , MIOak 58/6/15 - 9/14/15YMCA of Metro DetroitBuild trails in suburban wooded areas; perform facility improvements at YMCAs; tutor and mentor at-risk students at the YMCA's two charter school academies in Detroit
Flint , MICedar 78/6/15 - 9/14/15Flint Housing CommissionPainting, floor work, and appliance replacement such as toilets and sinks to prepare affordable housing units for occupancy
Lansing , MIMaple 37/31/15 - 9/14/15Southeast Michigan Flood RecoveryConducting home needs assessments, mucking and gutting of homes, and rebuilding and/or demolishing flood affected residences from August 2014 regional flooding
Muskegon , MIMaple 66/29/15 - 9/14/15United Way of the LakeshoreOversee three groups 15 youth volunteers who will serve within projects that address either education, income, or health related service; Plan and execute the Day of Caring event on September 11, 2015
Newaygo , MIMaple 58/16/15 - 9/14/15Michigan Nature AssociationHabitat restoration including: brush removal, seed collection, and surveying and mapping for rare species such as the Karner Blue Butterfly
Oscoda , MICedar 58/7/15 - 9/14/15Camp NissokonePreparing meals, maintaining facilities and assisting with programming
Bemidji , MNMaple 48/2/15 - 9/14/15Bemidji Community Food ShelfAssist with all aspects of food shelf operations: Serving clients through daily vocational and social activities; build a secure enclosure for slab wood bundles
Minneapolis , MNCedar 16/29/15 - 9/14/15One HeartlandConstruct new low ropes course; paint interior cabins; creating archery area to enrich camp experience for youth who live in transitional housing shelters who identify as GLBTQ
Chadron , NECedar 38/25/15 - 9/14/15Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands - Pine Ridge Ranger DistrictRemove hazardous, fire damaged trees and invasive species; Repair and/or replace fire damaged fences; Maintain a variety of public recreation resources
Crawford , NEOak 78/8/15 - 9/14/15City of CrawfordHazard tree removal and alleyway clean up to support community recovering from 2012 winter storms and past floods
Appleton , WIOak 46/29/15 - 9/14/15Truancy Reduction and Assessment CenterIncrease school engagement and enhance the connection to the core community resources to support at risk youth programming
Milwaukee , WIOak 66/29/15 - 9/14/15Habitat for Humanity - MilwaukeeHelp chapter prepare for upcoming Build-a-thon; complete finishing work for homes in need to expedite home dedication for families in need of housing; serve with ReStore's deconstruction team to salvage materials used for resale and/or to finish homes
Milwaukee , WIOak 38/15/15 - 9/14/15River Revitalization FoundationProvide trail maintenance along the Milwaukee corridor watershed; participate in outdoor education activities with urban youth
Milwaukee , WIMaple 28/15/15 - 9/14/15Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterSupport efforts to return native species through removal of woody invasive vegetation

 

Southern Region - Vicksburg, MS

The Southern Region is currently in transition and then will be on break. Projects will begin in the next couple of weeks. Thank you.

 

 



 

FEMA Corps Deployment Report

Updated - August 28, 2015


FEMA Corps is a collaboration between CNCS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Members from within AmeriCorps NCCC are solely devoted to disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Teams engage in a variety of disaster service including helping survivors complete applications for disaster assistance, supporting disaster services facilities, responding to helpline calls and disseminating disaster preparedness and mitigation information to the public. FEMA Corps training and experience prepares members for careers in emergency management and related fields while positively impacting the lives of disaster victims. The report below lists the projects where FEMA Corps teams are currently serving.


 

Pacific Region FEMA - Sacramento, CA

The Pacific Region is currently in transition. Projects will begin in the next couple of weeks. Thank you.

 

 

Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Chicago , ILMountain 58/27/15 - 10/30/15FEMA - Region VSupport the FEMA Fire Prevention and Safety Program through the Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign performing community canvassing, shelter surveys and youth outreach.
Denton , TXMountain 38/28/15 - 10/30/15FEMA - Region VIAssist in several readiness/preparedness initiatives across the State of Louisiana, including survey Red Cross Shelters across the state to support the National Shelter System.

 

 

Atlantic Region FEMA - Baltimore, MD

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Colorado Springs , COEagle 68/17/15 - 9/30/15FEMA - IOF - Colorado Springs, COThe FEMA Corps team will provide support of the Public Assistance mission through a variety of tasks to ensure timely Project Worksheet completion.
Maynard , MAEagle 18/20/15 - 9/30/15FEMA- Region I Regional Response CenterFEMA Corps team will assist in various Logistical projects supporting the Regional Office, Regional Response Center, Disaster Response Support Facility (DRSF).
New York , NYEagle 28/20/15 - 10/1/15FEMA- Region 2 Field Office- New York, NYFEMA Region II is being used as a pilot for FEMA Records Management prior to moving our offices to One WTC. There are many tasks required for identifying and organizing files for digitizing, archiving, and just identifying what currently exists.
New York , NYEagle 48/20/15 - 10/1/15FEMA- Joint Field Office- New YorkThe FEMA Corps team will support Super Storm Sandy recovery efforts by working with NY Disaster Interfaith Services.
Philadelphia , PAEagle 78/19/15 - 10/1/15FEMA- Region 3 Field Office- Philadelphia, PAThe FEMA Corps team will support two preparedness programs: The Pillowcase Project and the Home Fire Prevention Campaign.
Fort Worth , TXEagle 38/19/15 - 9/30/15American Red Cross - Fort Worth, TXAssisting FEMA Region 6 staff with VAL/Mass Care/IA operations due to severe flooding in Texas.
Winchester , VAEagle 58/19/15 - 10/1/15FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VA (VA NPSC)A FEMA Corps Team is requested to support the VA NPSC in support of states impacted by recent disaster declarations (including, but not limited to, Super Storm Sandy, the Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida Tornadoes, and the Colorado Flooding).

 

Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Anniston , ALGulf 18/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Center for Domestic Preparedness- Anniston, ALConduct doctrine research to support CDP training development. They will support exercise design, development and data collection and contribute to training and exercise hot washes and After Action Report documentation.
Washington , DCSummit 68/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCStreamline and simplify disaster services for individuals and communities, continuously improve survivor services by making FEMA’s disaster assistance processes more simple, clear, and accessible.
Washington , DCSummit 78/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCAnalyze and improve existing data and materials enabling senior leaders to make better data-centric decisions and to then message the materials to reach the target audience enabling them to recover better following events.
Atlanta , GABayou 78/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Distribution Center- Atlanta, GASupport the commodity supply chain to include the planning, sourcing, inventory and delivery of commodities to storage or disaster locations.
Maynard , MABayou 58/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Region I Regional Response CenterConduct research and geospatial validation of 1,500 known locations suitable for use by State and local responders as Commodity Points of Distribution and state/federal staging areas.
Frederick , MDSummit 48/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Distribution Center- Frederick, MDSupport the commodity supply chain to include the planning, sourcing, inventory and delivery of commodities to storage or disaster locations.
Jefferson City , MOBayou 38/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Region 7 Field Office- Kansas City, MOCreate reports from the PA program to implement their programs such as mitigation, assist Senior Leadership by managing daily schedule, and subgrant application formulation assistance
Kansas City , MOBayou 68/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA - Region VIIWork in Team Lead, Operations, Infrastructure (Public Assistance), External Affairs, Finance and Administration, Individual Assistance, IT/Services Branch, Logistics, Planning, Disaster Survivor Assistance to train, exercise, and to deploy when needed.
Flowood , MSBayou 28/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA-Region IV-AtlantaConduct community canvassing: meet with community members to complete a home safety checklist.
Colts Neck , NJSummit 38/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Region 2 Regional Response Coordination Center- Colts Neck, NJCreate maps which show the percentages (possibly counts) of people within the categories of disabilities within each county in the Region.
Oklahoma City , OKBayou 48/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXCreate reports from the PA program to implement their programs such as mitigation.
Austin , TXGulf 28/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXCatalogue assets, develop an Access DataBase for use during incidents, develop and deploy Basic Plan and annex templates for use by local and regional jurisdictions.
Austin , TXGulf 48/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXGather documentation/justification for Project Worksheets (sub-grant applications) and follow up with applicants and or project specialist on documentation needed for eligibility review.
Austin , TXSummit 18/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXGather documentation/justification for Project Worksheets (sub-grant applications) and follow up with applicants and or project specialist on documentation needed for eligibility review.
Austin , TXSummit 28/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXGather inputs for various plans, briefings, summaries, and lists.
Denton , TXSummit 58/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Denton, TXRegistration intake and shelter registrations, assisting clients with their cases in NEMIS, participate in client information collection, and matching FEMA programs to individual unmet needs.
Fort Worth , TXGulf 38/18/15 - 11/20/15FEMA- Distribution Center- Fort WorthSupport the commodity supply chain to include the planning, sourcing, inventory and delivery of commodities to storage or disaster locations.

 

 

North Central Region FEMA - Vinton, IA

The North Central Region is currently on transition. Following transition, North Central Region will be graduating their current FEMA Corps class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.

 

 

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