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 or 202-606-6868.

AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Regions

FEMA Corps Deployment Regions

AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Report

Updated - July 24, 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
Torrington , CTBuffalo 57/6/15 - 7/31/15Torrington Area Health District-Medical Reserve CorpsWork toward improving access to public hiking trails throughout the Northwest Corner of Connecticut and delivering nutritional education programs to summer camp and summer school programs
Washington , DCBuffalo 26/15/15 - 8/14/15District of Columbia Public SchoolsThe team will work with students in the DC Public Schools Summer ESY School.
Baltimore , MDBuffalo 36/15/15 - 8/14/15The Family League of BaltimoreTeam will support the mobile meals program by delivering meals to youth at up to 10 locations in the city of Baltimore, MD. Corps members will engage with youth and provide recreational activity.
Baltimore , MDBuffalo 46/16/15 - 8/14/15Lakeland Elementary/Middle SchoolProvide support to students during the Freedom School summer program. Activities set out to provide positive educational experiences and role models to Baltimore City's youth during the summer as a means to overcome the cycle of poverty.
Baltimore , MDMoose 36/15/15 - 7/31/15Baltimore Safe and Sound CampaignNCCC Members will design and lead literacy and STEM activities for youth, grades K-3, throughout Baltimore libraries.
Baltimore , MDRaven 16/22/15 - 8/7/15Baltimore City Public Schools Summer RoboticsAddress summer learning loss by helping to create an engaging summer program
Baltimore , MDRaven 26/16/15 - 8/14/15Paul's Place, Inc.Serving as camp counselors and mentors to elementary, middle, and high school youth of Baltimore City. Will support adult day programs including: hot meals, job searches, and health and wellness programs.
Elkton , MDMoose 46/15/15 - 7/31/15Youth Empowerment SourceServe as camp “coach” counselors to over 100 youth. Assist with set up and cleanup, daily; lead icebreakers, sports activities, and educational lessons. Camp is located in Elkton, MD - a large rural area with the drug and poverty issues of a large city.
Lawrenceville , NJBuffalo 16/15/15 - 8/14/15HomeFront, Inc.Corps members will inventory, pack, and unpack materials of the Family Preservation Center during the organization's move to their new shelter. Team will also support food distribution, restore warehouse, and youth summer camp in an urban area of NJ.
Newcomb , NYMoose 27/20/15 - 8/14/15New York State Department of Environment ConservationBuilding access to newly acquired lands for public use
Suffolk , VAPhoenix 36/29/15 - 8/14/15US 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.
East Charleston , VTMoose 17/7/15 - 8/14/15Northwoods Stewardship CenterTeam will be working to address trail erosion and safety concerns on public trails, assist with wildlife habitat and riparian improvement, manage river trail access point and expand trail opportunities on 1450-acre forest.
Springfield , VTRaven 37/6/15 - 8/7/15Vermont State Parks - Region 2NCCC members will be serving as camp counselors at the Muckross Day Camp as well as assisting with invasive species removal at nearby Mt. Ascutney and Wilgus State Parks.


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

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
Cedar Rapids , IACedar 56/29/15 - 8/5/15Cedar Valley Habitat for HumanityWorking with a Brush with Kindness to renovate homes in underserved communities
Cedar Rapids , IAOak 27/14/15 - 8/7/15Iowa Innovation Learning CenterServe students by leading, developing science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) class curriculum and supervision of camp attendees
Coggon , IAMaple 56/29/15 - 8/4/15Coggon Area Betterment AssociationImprove public spaces, introduce healthy initiatives and create a positive, visually stimulating environment that promotes value within the community
Sherrill , IACedar 26/29/15 - 8/15/15Camp Albrecht AcresSupport camp counselors serving overnight and day campers with special needs with a wide range of disabilities and ages
Oakwood , ILOak 56/29/15 - 8/4/15Trails for IllinoisConstruct and/or repair primitive and multi-use trails; Repair and replace walking bridges; Control invasive species
Savanna , ILMaple 76/29/15 - 8/2/15Jo Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation DistrictInvasive species control, basic trail construction and installation of fish habitat to enhance public prairie and woodland areas
Valparaiso , INMaple 36/29/15 - 7/31/15Taltree Arboretum & GardensSupporting educational programming and assisting with landscape beautification
Flint , MIOak 76/29/15 - 8/5/15Habitat for Humanity - Genesee CountyConstruct work/live home for low-income family; Rehabilitate two homes for low-income families; widen area hiking trail
Lansing , MIOak 16/29/15 - 8/5/15Michigan Community Service CommissionConducting 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
Bemidji , MNMaple 16/29/15 - 8/28/15Habitat for Humanity - NorthwoodsDeconstruct and rebuild Habitat ReStore; assist with rehabilitation projects for existing home owners to maintain their home through A Brush with Kindness program
Bemidji , MNMaple 26/29/15 - 8/4/15Bemidji 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
Brainerd , MNCedar 47/21/15 - 7/31/15NECHAMAClearing downed tree debris following a straight line wind supercell with speeds up to 80 mph
Collegeville , MNOak 36/29/15 - 8/4/15St. John's AbbeyBuild a deer-proof fence to protect the ecologically special oak forest of the Abbey Arboretum
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
Bismarck , NDMaple 47/21/15 - 8/6/15Conservation Legacy VISTA ProgramClearing brush and debris from trails, removing barb wire, and garden work
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 - 9/14/15Milwaukee Habitat for HumanityHelp 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
Stevens Point , WICedar 36/29/15 - 8/21/15Boys & Girls Club of Portage CountyProvide safe, supportive, and fun educational experiences to at risk youth
Wabeno , WICedar 76/29/15 - 8/5/15Town of WabenoBuilding the second phase of the trail in the Firefighters Grounds Park; logging artifacts for outdoor museum painting, organizing and cleaning of park facilities to include dining hall and rest rooms


Southern Region - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Atlantic Beach , FLDelta 27/13/15 - 8/28/15Beaches Habitat for HumanityFrame, roof, paint, and landscape new homes and homes being rehabbed for needy families in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
Macon , GADelta 47/20/15 - 8/28/15National Park Service/Ocmulgee National MonumentRepair cabins, bridges, fencing, trails and rehab a cultural resource Native American outdoor exhibit site.
Berea , KYRiver 76/2/15 - 8/3/15Partners for Education at Berea CollegeImplement a Traveling Enrichment Program to bring STEM education to rural students throughout the SOAR and Promise Zone counties.
Livingston , KYDelta 57/23/15 - 8/28/15Rockcastle County Development Board, Inc.Create specific trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding throughout the area.
Mammoth Cave , KYDelta 17/20/15 - 8/28/15National Park Service, Mammoth Cave National ParkRepair up to a mile of the trail surface and make it sustainable for future visitor use.
Paintsville , KYRiver 27/20/15 - 8/3/15Christian Appalachian ProjectMucking and gutting of homes and pumping water from some homes
Stanton , KYDelta 67/23/15 - 8/28/15Daniel Boone National Forest, USDA Forest ServiceTrail maintenance on the 310 mile Sheltowee Trace Trail and construction to reduce erosion and improve water quality in the Red River Gorge National Recreation Area.
New Orleans , LARiver 47/2/15 - 8/28/15Project HomecomingSupervise volunteers as well as facilitate various construction tasks with the volunteers in rebuilding storm-damaged homes for homeowners and new homes in recovering neighborhoods.
Bay Saint Louis , MSRiver 17/20/15 - 8/28/15Habitat for Humanity - Bay-Waveland AreaComplete home construction and assist with weatherization program.
Moore , OKDelta 37/15/15 - 8/17/15Oklahoma United Methodist Church Disaster ResponseClean up and triage immediate needs with property during response and repair homes during long term recovery.
Caryville , TNDelta Composite 27/20/15 - 8/28/15Cumberland Trail State Scenic TrailConstruct and maintain trails in Campbell County, TN.
Hampton , VADelta 77/17/15 - 8/28/15Virginia Coalition to End HomelessnessAssist homeless veterans by moving furniture, aiding in completion of surveys and other necessary documents, and reaching out to landlords for increased housing stock.
Harts , WVRiver 67/20/15 - 7/30/15Step By Step WVClean and sanitize all flooded areas of the Center which will involve a lot of moving shelves and cabinets. They will also repaint areas ruined by floodwaters.
Scarbro , WVRiver 57/9/15 - 8/1/15Appalachian Heritage Educational Museum, Inc.(AHEM)Build a resource room for Appalachian oral history and historic music/art preservation.




FEMA Corps Deployment Report

Updated - July 24, 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.
North Little Rock , ARFEMA Gold 67/22/15 - 8/25/15FEMA - Region VISupport public assistance recovery efforts in response to DR-4226-AR.
New Orleans , LAFEMA Blue 26/30/15 - 8/25/15FEMA Region 6-USDA Southern Regional Research CenterExternal Affairs support to prepare the Louisiana Recovery Office for the 10th anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Kansas City , MOFEMA Green 27/28/15 - 9/25/15FEMA- Region 7 Field Office- Kansas City, MOSupport Public Assistance in response to DR-4225-NE.
Forest Hills , NYFEMA Gold 56/30/15 - 8/25/15FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NYSupport the Public Assistance mission in the New York Sandy Recovery office.
Ardmore , OKFEMA Green 36/8/15 - 8/10/15FEMA- Region 6 Office- Denton, TXConduct Disaster Survivor Assistance tasks in response to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the state of Oklahoma.
Caguas , PRFEMA Blue 53/27/15 - 11/15/15FEMA 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.
Austin , TXFEMA Blue 16/8/15 - 8/11/15FEMA- Region 6 Office- Denton, TXSupport volunteer agency liaison, mass care, and individual assistance functions in response to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in Texas.
Austin , TXFEMA Gold 37/10/15 - 8/20/15FEMA - Region VISupport GIS capabilities in response to DR-4223-TX.
Austin , TXFEMA Green 46/12/15 - 8/15/15FEMA- Region 6 Office- Denton, TXPerform logistics tasks in response to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the state of Texas.
Denton , TXFEMA Blue 33/27/15 - 11/15/15FEMA - Region VIAssist Region 6 in the development and implementation of disaster readiness by the way of training and exercises.
Denton , TXFEMA Gold 46/7/15 - 8/5/15FEMA- Region 6 Office- Denton, TXConduct Disaster Survivor Assistance tasks in response to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the state of Texas.
Herndon , VAFEMA Blue 45/28/15 - 11/15/15FEMA IMAT East FacilitySupport the National IMAT team in response to incidents, training and exercises.
Lynnwood , WAFEMA Gold 16/30/15 - 8/25/15FEMA- Region X- Lynnwood, WASupport National Preparedness activities in Region 10.
Lynnwood , WAFEMA Green 16/30/15 - 8/25/15FEMA- Region X- Lynnwood, WASupport External Affairs activities in Region 10 to increase readiness for the summer and fall disaster seasons.



Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Washington , DCAlpine 45/19/15 - 8/7/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC"Assist in updating the FEMA organizational structure and user profiles in FEMA Employee Knowledge Center. "
Washington , DCMountain 35/19/15 - 8/7/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC"Assist in disaster readiness, ongoing disaster logistics operations and reconciling FEMA disaster equipment "
Washington , DCMountain 45/19/15 - 8/7/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC"Assist with media, intergovernmental inquiries and researching responses to inquiries. Organizing disaster video and photos. "
Bayville , NJMountain 65/19/15 - 8/7/15Ocean County Office of Emergency Management"Prepare local neighborhoods and houses of worship to minimize the effects of all hazards. Team will also engage youth audiences. "
Eatontown , NJAlpine 65/19/15 - 8/7/15New Jersey Sandy Recovery Office"The NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office (SRFO) has needs in the FIRC program, the HM NFIP program, and the PA program. "
Forest Hills , NYMountain 15/19/15 - 8/7/15NY Sandy Recovery Office"The NY Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) has a need in HM program and the Training program. "
Muskogee , OKAlpine 27/10/15 - 8/6/15FEMA-Hampton Inn-Muskogee, OKSupporting the Assess, Inform, and Report (AIR) mission in response to tornadoes, flooding and straight line winds in Tulsa, Pottowatomie and Cleveland counties in Oklahoma.
Austin , TXAlpine 56/6/15 - 8/7/15IOF (Double Tree Hotel)"Assist in the development of Public Assistance project worksheets in the impacted counties in TX. "
Austin , TXMountain 26/6/15 - 8/5/15IOF (Double Tree Hotel)"DSA team is requested to respond to DR-4223-TX. Assess, Inform, and Report (AIR) Mission (immediately initiated upon arrival at a disaster location) "
Austin , TXMountain 56/6/15 - 8/5/15IOF (Double Tree Hotel)"Assisting FEMA Region 6 staff with VAL/Mass Care/IA operations due to severe flooding in Texas. "
Herndon , VAAlpine 35/19/15 - 8/7/15FEMA US&R Warehouse"Assist with upcoming disaster trainings, exercises, and inspection and inventory of search and rescue gear. "
Winchester , VAAlpine 16/22/15 - 8/4/15FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VAReceive training on registration process and how FEMA connects assistance to the information collected; perform registration intake, pull up client information, rental resources and other information on FEMA assistance programs.



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

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Atlanta , GAOcean 46/2/15 - 8/31/15FEMA-Region IV-AtlantaInitial staging response for Region IV including Logistics operations and related missions, IMAT support, DRC operations and support, and special projects.
Kansas City , MOOcean 16/2/15 - 8/31/15FEMA - Region VIIPerform basic Information Technology (IT) functions, as well as, researching, analyzing, documenting, and inventorying.
Forest Hills , NYOcean 36/2/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NYPrepare project worksheets, conduct site inspections, document eligible damages, conduct project research and analysis, estimate costs, identify and coordinate special considerations and technical specialists, and provide supporting documents.
Austin , TXOcean 26/1/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXUpdate the partners list for Recovery Support Functions including State-led Disaster Housing Task Force (SLDHTF, Mass Care, Voluntary Agency Liaisons, IRS, Department of Labor, Department of Housing and Urban Development).
Austin , TXOcean 56/1/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXRespond to individual applicant case inquiries. They will provide information on Individual Assistance (IA) programs to individuals and families applying for disaster assistance.
Austin , TXOcean 86/1/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXAssist with providing ground truth and validate that the operational goals and priorities align with the most critical needs of disaster survivors.
Denton , TXOcean 76/2/15 - 8/31/15FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TXCommunicate the recovery successes with their skills in researching, writing, and creating graphic design/layout.



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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