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 - May 21, 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
Hamden , CTRaven 14/27/15 - 6/5/15Hamden/North Haven YMCAproperty repair (pools and buildings), trail development and maintenance as well as environmental education workshops for our summer camp participants.
Edgartown , MABuffalo 14/27/15 - 6/5/15The FARM InstituteThe team will be working with livestock, gardening areas, and overall infrastructure improvements. They will also work with Camp Jabberwocky and Thimble Farm non-profit organizations.
Baltimore , MDRaven 44/27/15 - 6/5/15Blue Water Baltimorehelp to plant 600 trees on public property, perform outreach to 400 students and maintain 2000 tress/shrubs in the city nursery
Towson , MDMoose 14/27/15 - 6/5/15Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection & SustainabilityClearing brush, pruning trees, mowing, removing invasive species, vine removal, and upgrading trees.
Chichester , NHMoose 25/11/15 - 6/5/15Live and Let Live FarmTeam will be working with animal shelter in the development of their new Quarantine Rehabilitation Facility, including carpentry, installation of doors and interior painting.
Manchester , NHBuffalo 34/27/15 - 6/5/15New Hampshire Food BankThe Team will be working day-to-day gardening as well as managing youth, corporate and church group volunteers.
Montague , NJBuffalo 54/27/15 - 6/5/15Trail BlazersRemoving trees to open trails and sections of the camp that have been unusable; the team will also assist with special construction projects on the site
Newark , NJBuffalo 25/18/15 - 6/5/15Rebuilding Together Essex Countyassisting with inventory of supplies and updating the project request database for Rebuild
Claryville , NYMoose 45/18/15 - 6/5/15Frost Valley YMCAcompleting trail improvement projects to improve tread and drainage, improve access, and to make the trail system easier to navigate
Lake George , NYBuffalo 44/27/15 - 6/5/15Girl Scouts of Northeastern New Yorkclearing some of the wooded areas of Hidden Lake Camp in Lake George, NY after winter maintenance logging
Schoharie , NYRaven 24/27/15 - 6/5/15Schoharie Area Long Term Recovery Group (SALT)rebuilding assistance to a variety of homes affected by disaster; to include such activities as: gutting, subflooring, flooring, sheetrock, insulation, and painting.
Pittsburgh , PARaven 34/27/15 - 6/5/15Rebuilding Together Pittsburghmaking repairs to homes for low-income homeowners, landscaping and community streetscape improvements.
York , PAMoose 35/18/15 - 6/5/15York Habitat For Humanity, Inc.Assisting in building affordable homes for low-income families of York, PA
Suffolk , VAPhoenix 24/27/15 - 6/5/15U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, VAMembers 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

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Crown King , AZFMT 13/31/15 - 8/15/15Crown King Fire District"Fuels reduction and fire response "
Crown King , AZFMT 23/31/15 - 8/15/15Crown King Fire District"Fuels reduction and fire response "

 

 

Southwest Region - Denver, CO

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Eudora , AREarth 54/23/15 - 7/15/15J. Austin White Cultural Center, Inc.Assisting teachers in classrooms at Lakeside Elementary School with instruction and lead test prep; assisting with an arts and exploration summer camp for local children between Kindergarten and 8th grade.
Little Rock , AREarth 44/23/15 - 7/15/15City of Little RockDelivering nutrition presentations to students, constructing raised bed gardens, building rain barrel collections systems and leading physical activity programs like walking clubs to students as part of the Love Your School initiative.
Little Rock , AREarth 74/23/15 - 7/15/15Wildwood Park for the ArtsImproving the park by removing dead and weather-compromised pine trees, installing identification markers, installing landscaping plants to minimize erosion, and trenching and installing an irrigation system.
Ajo , AZWater 34/23/15 - 7/15/15International Sonoran Desert AllianceAssisting in ongoing community revitalization and cleanup efforts focused on the historic town center as well as the main corridor.
Fort Defiance , AZWater 14/23/15 - 7/15/15Apache County RecorderGathering Field Data, generating maps, and identifying road names with community approval, and assisting with sign installation on roads and housing units to aid in voting precincts and enhance emergency response.
Nogales , AZWater 54/23/15 - 7/15/15Arizona Board of Regents dba University of Arizona Cooperative ExtensionCompleting maintenance, repair, clean-up and painting of various buildings and trail maintenance at numerous locations like the Santa Cruz fairgrounds, Boys and Girls Club, and 4H.
Lake George , COWater 64/23/15 - 7/15/15Pike San Isabel National Forest- Lake GeorgeResponding to wildland fire, both locally and nationwide, and working on fuel reduction and other environmentally focused assignments when not on fires.
Nederland , COFire 14/23/15 - 7/15/15USDA Forest Service-Arapahoe/Roosevelt National ForestResponding to wildland fire, both locally and nationwide, and working on fuel reduction and other environmentally focused assignments when not on fires.
Red Feather Lakes , COSun 34/23/15 - 7/15/15USDA Forest Service, Arapaho/Roosevelt Forest - Canyon LakesResponding to wildland fire, both locally and nationwide, and working on fuel reduction and other environmentally focused assignments when not on fires.
Rye , COEarth 34/23/15 - 7/15/15Pike San Isabel National Forest- San CarlosResponding to wildland fires and working in the areas of natural resources management and hazardous fuels mitigation work on the National Forests between fires.
Goddard , KSSun 24/23/15 - 7/15/15Prairie Travelers, Inc.Clearing two eight mile corridors for trail development; grading, preparing and applying limestone to the corridors; building and installing trail enhancements such as signage and benches; assisting in community outreach efforts.
Kansas City , KSSun 14/23/15 - 6/8/15Rosedale Development Association, Inc.Building new trail, and removing invasive species on existing trail; improving 6 community and schoolyard gardens that provide fruits and vegetables to Rosedale families. Providing minor home repairs to homes belonging to elderly or low-income residents.
Kansas City , KSSun 54/23/15 - 7/15/15Hillcrest Transitional HousingMaking apartments more energy efficient, weatherized, and safe to house 12 families a year being transitioned to self-sufficiency; stocking and providing clothes, furniture, toiletries and food to families in need.
Hannibal , MOEarth 14/23/15 - 7/15/15Douglass Community ServicesPerforming trail work and other maintenance at Wakonda State Park; coordinating and managing a USDA summer food program in Canton, Missouri.
Potosi , MOEarth 24/23/15 - 7/15/15US Forest Service- Mark Twain National ForestCompleting deferred maintenance on 15 miles of trail in Mark Twain National Forest.
Waynesville , MOEarth 64/23/15 - 7/15/15Waynesville R-VI School DistrictSupporting and helping to lead the Adventure Leadership Camps alongside AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates.
Fort Stanton , NMWater 74/23/15 - 7/15/15Bureau of Land Management – Roswell Field OfficeImproving recreation facilities in the Ft. Stanton National Conservation Area, with tasks to include trail system improvements, invasive weed eradication, wildlife habitat restoration and fence maintenance.
Las Cruces , NMWater 24/23/15 - 7/15/15Conservation Legacy VISTA ProgramWorking on projects in protected Wilderness Areas; working with nonprofit organizations and schools to build and renovate community gardens; conducting trail maintenance.
Ojo Encino , NMFire 74/23/15 - 6/8/15HasbiditoPreparing 10 family gardens and 3 community gardens for a successful growing season and a successful mobile farmers market.
Truth Or Consequences , NMWater 44/23/15 - 7/15/15AppleTree Educational CenterContinuing the conversion of an abandoned church into a community arts center; providing the community youth with 4,000 USDA meals; conducting recreation activities and out of school programming at the local Boys and Girls Club.
Broken Bow , OKSun 44/23/15 - 6/8/15Little Dixie Community Action AgencyAssisting in the renovations of 5 upcoming Early Head Start child care center sites.
McAlester , OKSun 74/23/15 - 7/15/15Boys and Girls Club of McAlesterAssisting with the Summer Program focusing on education, physical fitness, health and nutrition, and development of good character and citizenship; performing improvements and repairs to 15 baseball fields and their 2 corresponding concession buildings.
Oklahoma City , OKSun 65/13/15 - 5/27/15American Red Cross - Oklahoma CityAssisting in the tornado & flood relief efforts in the central Oklahoma area by supporting MARCs (Multi-Agency Resource Centers), Bulk Distribution, Warehousing, and possibly client Shelters.
Fischer , TXFire 34/23/15 - 7/15/15Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaAssisting in working on the physical location of the summer camp and working with campers at the summer camp.
Houston , TXFire 64/23/15 - 7/15/15Generation OneSupporting the Third Ward community to overcome the cycle poverty by assisting in beautification projects, the education of children, and home repairs.
San Angelo , TXFire 24/23/15 - 7/15/15City of San Angelo, TexasAssisting the Parks and Recreation Department in completing many long-term projects, including maintenance in several parks, and reconstruction and maintenance projects at historic Fort Concho.
San Antonio , TXFire 44/23/15 - 7/15/15Habitat for Humanity - San AntonioAssisting in various stages of the building of houses; recruiting, working with and supervising community volunteers; expanding new construction.
San Antonio , TXFire 54/23/15 - 7/15/15San Antonio Children’s MuseumAssisting in the move and set up of the new museum facility; assisting in the development of a new volunteer program; supporting visitors daily on the exhibit floor.

 

 

North Central Region - Vinton, IA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Hinton , IAOak 44/30/15 - 6/11/15Plymouth CountyPerform prescribed burns; remove fences to expand bison pasture; remove trees and invasive species to improve native habitat; perform trail improvements to enhance visitor services at two parks
Hopkinton , IAMaple 45/20/15 - 6/11/15Delaware County Historical SocietyRepair the old Lenox College Campus (buildings and grounds), home of the Civil War "School Boy Company" in order for it to be house the Delaware County Historical Society and become and educational center
Vinton , IAOak 35/22/15 - 6/11/15Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Dudgeon Lake WMARestore wildlife habitat impacted by a severe wind storm in 2011; construct a firebreak to reduce fuel load and the danger of wildfires
Elk Grove Village , ILOak 24/30/15 - 6/11/15Forest Preserve of Cook CountyHelp restore an urban forest preserve by removing invasive species in order to provide the opportunity for native plants to thrive
Oregon , ILCedar 24/30/15 - 6/11/15Stronghold Camp and Retreat CenterRemove invasive species; establish at least four long term invasive species monitoring sites
Indianapolis , INMaple 24/30/15 - 6/11/15Jameson CampAssist in the delivery of an Outdoor Education Program to campers, of whom 75% are at or below the poverty level; remove invasive species; assist with trail maintenance and small building projects
Flint , MICedar 14/30/15 - 6/11/15Grace Community Christian FellowshipFight blight in Flint, MI by clearing vacant properties of debris, removing weeds and brush, and boarding up vacant houses
Kalamazoo , MIOak 64/30/15 - 6/11/15Kalamazoo Nature CenterHelp expand an urban farm; make interpretive signs and stands for farmers' markets; assist with planting, seeding, and cultivating vegetables on the farm
Bemidji , MNCedar 44/30/15 - 6/11/15Headwaters Science CenterSupport STEM education in northern Minnesota; prepare a garden for a local food shelf to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to hungry families in the local community
Loretto , MNMaple 74/30/15 - 5/28/15YMCA of Twin CitiesFacilities maintenance on campgrounds to include winterizing camp property, trail clearing and co-facilitating fall youth and team building groups.
Upham , NDCedar 65/1/15 - 6/11/15U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Western North Dakota / Souris River BasinPerform prescribed burns across several thousand acres to help restore native prairie
Halsey , NECedar 74/30/15 - 6/11/15Nebraska 4-H FoundationSupport outdoor environmental education programming; refurbish camp facilities and grounds
Pawnee City , NEOak 14/30/15 - 6/11/15Pawnee City Historical Society & MuseumSupport a 21 historic building museum campus by painting, cleaning, and making repairs
Schuyler , NEMaple 54/30/15 - 6/11/15Connect ColumbusConstruct homes for qualifying low income families; provide technological support for Migrant Education Summer programming; assist with landscaping projects for Columbus Housing Authority
Columbus , OHMaple 34/30/15 - 6/11/15Franklinton GardensSupport community gardens in inner-city Columbus to increase food production efficiency; overhaul flower gardens for neighborhood beautification and pride
Toledo , OHCedar 34/30/15 - 6/11/15Toledo Botanical GardensInstall and maintain various plant materials for seasonal displays, containers, and vegetable gardens
Whitehouse , OHOak 54/30/15 - 6/11/15Camp CourageousEnsure the grounds, facilities, and programming at a camp for individuals with development disabilities are prepared for campers' arrival
Madison , WIOak 74/30/15 - 6/11/15University of Wisconsin - Madison ArboretumPerform ecological restoration, invasive species removal, trail improvement; assist with plant propagation through seed collection and planting
Necedah , WIMaple 15/1/15 - 6/11/15US Fish and Wildlife Service - Necedah NWRSupport in the restoration, preservation, and management of waterfowl and native biological diversity within south central Wisconsin as crew members of Fire Program prescribed burn team
Port Washington , WICedar 54/30/15 - 6/11/15Ozaukee Washington Land TrustPerform land management to include invasive species removal, prescribed burning, and tree planting

 

 

Southern Region - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
New Orleans , LARiver 24/16/15 - 5/30/15Habitat for Humanity- New Orleans AreaPrep 10 New Home Construction Sites for the Build-a-Thon.
New Orleans , LARiver 64/16/15 - 5/30/15Habitat for Humanity- New Orleans AreaPrep 10 New Home Construction Sites for the Build-a-Thon.

 



 

FEMA Corps Deployment Report

Updated - May 21, 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

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Anniston , ALFEMA Green 54/28/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Center for Domestic Preparedness- Anniston, ALPlanning, logistical support, and coordination of training at the FEMA IMAT Pilot Academy.
McClellan , CAFEMA Gold 43/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-IMAT WestPlan and exercise the DSA mission, in addition to deploying with the N-IMAT West when activated for disaster declarations.
Oakland , CAFEMA Blue 13/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandCoordinate with American Red Cross chapters and other partners to conduct community outreach and education in the area of fire prevention; support other initiatives, such as surveying high capacity shelters.
Oakland , CAFEMA Blue 25/15/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandSupport Region 9 with their Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) in preparation for Typhoon Dolphin.
Oakland , CAFEMA Gold 13/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandCoordinate with American Red Cross chapters and other partners to conduct community outreach and education in the area of fire prevention; support other initiatives, such as surveying high capacity shelters.
Oakland , CAFEMA Gold 63/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandDevelop an affected personnel common operating procedure; Align the California National Guard's response capabilities to FEMA resource typing to integrate into FEMA Planning; Develop department-specific Continuity of Operations.
Oakland , CAFEMA Green 43/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandAssist at the Enterprise Service Desk to support the use of iPhones, iPads, and other frequently used technology; Develop trainings and resources regarding the use of technology for FEMA staff.
Washington , DCFEMA Green 13/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCAssist the Manufactured Housing Unit Program Management Office with the modernization and upgrading of resources.
Agana Heights , GUFEMA Blue 45/18/15 - 5/28/15FEMA- National IMAT Guam EOCSupport the National IMAT team in response to Typhoon Dolphin.
Aiea , HIFEMA Green 23/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 9-Distribution Center HawaiiAssist Distribution Center Hawaii staff to effectively plan, manage and sustain national logistics response and recovery operations in support of domestic emergencies and special events.
Philadelphia , PAFEMA Gold 33/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 3 HQ-Philadelphia"Assist in the preparation of incident planning products; assist the Geospatial Information Officer on special administrative projects as needed."
Caguas , PRFEMA Blue 53/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA Region 2-Distribution Center Caribbean DivisionAssist Distribution Center staff to effectively plan, manage and sustain national logistics response and recovery operations in support of domestic emergencies and special events.
Denton , TXFEMA Blue 33/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA - Region VIAssist Region 6 in the development and implementation of disaster readiness by the way of training and exercises.
Bothell , WAFEMA Gold 53/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA-Region 10Support regional recovery related efforts and projects in order to advance readiness for the Recovery Division, which includes Individual Assistance and Public Assistance).
Lynnwood , WAFEMA Green 33/27/15 - 6/16/15FEMA- Region X- Lynnwood, WAConduct logistical support and Mission Support for regional recovery related efforts and projects in order to advance readiness.

 

 

Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

The Southwest Region is currently on transition. Following transition, Southwest Region will be on break. New projects will begin in the next couple of weeks. Thank you.

 

Atlantic Region FEMA - Baltimore, MD

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

 

Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS

The Southern Region is currently on transition. Following transition, the Southern Region will be on break. New projects will begin in the next couple of weeks. Thank you.

 

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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