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 Laura Chaath at lchaath@cns.gov or 202-606-6611.

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AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Report

Updated - August 22, 2014

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 - Perry Point, MD

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Rockfall , CTMoose 18/11/14 - 8/26/14Connecticut Forest and Park AssociationAssist in building a 6-mile trail - clearing brush, constructing water crossings, defining trail tread, building a full-bench trail, installing erosion control structures and trail signage and blazing the trail.
Bridgeport , CTMoose 57/11/14 - 9/3/14Habitat for Humanity - Coastal Fairfield CountyAssisting with the building and completion of new homes, and lead and train volunteers to become task leaders.
Wilmington , DEBuffalo 27/11/14 - 9/3/14Habitat for Humanity New Castle CountyWorking with Habitat construction staff, skilled volunteers and prospective homeowners to complete seven townhouses
Chelsea , MABuffalo 48/4/14 - 9/3/14Phoenix Charter AcademyTeam will prepare three schools for the start of the school year, working with operations and facilities.
North Grafton , MAMoose 27/11/14 - 9/3/14Community Harvest ProjectAssisting with the greenhouse expansion project helping to construct a 40’ x 100’ greenhouse which will allow for more than double the current greenhouse and hoophouse space for growing and harvesting plants and assist with farming activities.
Baltimore , MDBuffalo 18/4/93 - 8/29/14Cal Ripken, Sr. FoundationTeam will assist CRSF staff executive a two week long August summer camp.
Bryant Pond , MERaven 27/11/14 - 9/3/14U of Maine: Bryant PondAssisting with gardening, trail improvement, and cabin and housing improvement
Kingston , NHRaven 37/11/14 - 9/3/14Southern District YMCAAssisting with maintenance, facility and outdoor projects such as widen on-site trails, repairing and replacing split-rail fences, clearing brush, and painting cabins
Sea Bright , NJMoose 37/11/14 - 9/3/14St Bernard ProjectLeading volunteers in demolition, mold remediation, and ultimately restoration of storm-damaged homes.
Toms River , NJRaven 17/11/14 - 9/3/14Jersey CaresAssisting with volunteer management as Jersey Cares helps families recover from Superstorm Sandy by coordinating debris removal and home rebuilding.
New York , NYBuffalo 37/11/14 - 9/3/14World Cares CenterImplementing the Masters in Disaster curriculum for youth, removing and installing drywall, painting, and trim to support rebuilding efforts in Brooklyn and Staten Island following the flood damage caused by Super Storm Sandy.
Hazleton , PAMoose 47/11/14 - 9/3/14Appalachian Coal Country Team (ACCT)Trail building/repair, street and waterway clean-ups, tree plantings, riparian buffer restoration, beautification projects, water sampling, and debris removal
Hookstown , PARaven 48/11/14 - 8/26/14Raccoon Creek State ParkTrail Maintenance and restoring CCC cabins that will be used as additional housing space for the camps, youth groups, and organizations that utilize the park

 

Pacific Region - Sacramento, CA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Pollock Pines , CASilver FMT4/1/14 - 8/29/14Eldorado National Forest/USDA Forest Service"Support wildland fuel reduction/fire breaks; Maintain trails; Conduct prescribed burns. "

 

Southwest Region - Denver, CO

The Southwest Region has recently graduated their current class of members. A new NCCC class will arrive on campus, be in training and begin projects shortly. Thank you.

 

North Central Region - Vinton, IA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Iowa City , IAMaple 28/18/14 - 8/28/14U.S. Army Corps of EngineersPerform trail construction and maintenance; remove invasive species; maintain and/or improve fairground facilities
Cedar Rapids , IAMaple 38/18/14 - 8/28/14Feed Iowa FirstSupport a community based agriculture program designed to help low income Iowans gain access to fresh produce
Hazleton , IAMaple 46/30/14 - 8/28/14Buchanan County Conservation BoardLand management to include prescribed burns, invasive species removal, and tree planting in addition to environmental education.
Walker , IAOak 78/8/14 - 8/28/14Camp HitagaBuild an equestrian trail; add interpretive elements to a native prairie remnant; perform facility maintenance and/or improvement at a summer camp for children
Apple River , ILCedar 56/30/14 - 8/28/14Jo Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation DistrictMap and eradicate invasive species; Complete a tree inventory; Build a walking bridge; Establish native prairie
Oak Park , MICedar 18/22/14 - 9/8/14NechamaMuck and gut flood damaged homes in Metro Detroit
Holly , MICedar 66/30/14 - 8/28/14Camp Fire Southeast Michigan CouncilSupport 5th and 6th grade campers; Perform general trail maintenance
Oscoda , MIMaple 18/6/14 - 8/28/14YMCA - Camp NissokonePrepare meals for 225-300 young people attending camp; Assist with facility maintenance and programming
Detroit , MIMaple 68/20/14 - 9/17/14Michigan Community Service CommissionStaff phone lines at the Southeastern Michigan Recovery Coordination Center; Assist with case management; Perform home damage assessments; Muck out flooded basements; Lead spontaneous volunteers
Traverse City , MIMaple 87/15/14 - 8/28/14Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (GTRLC)Build multi-use trails, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails in four communities; Improve degraded trail in a fifth location
Detroit , MIOak 28/20/14 - 9/17/14Michigan Community Service CommissionStaff phone lines at the Southeastern Michigan Recovery Coordination Center; Assist with case management; Perform home damage assessments; Muck out flooded basements; Lead spontaneous volunteers
Carp Lake , MIOak 36/30/14 - 8/28/14Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation DivisionRemove invasive species; Perform trail maintenance; Install boundary signs in state parks; Lead and support at-risk youth participating in the Summer Youth Employment Initiative
Minneapolis , MNOak 86/30/14 - 8/28/14One HeartlandConstruct raised garden beds; serve as program counselors for a camp for youth who live in transitional housing shelters and a camp for youth who identify as GLBTQ
Chadron , NEOak 56/30/14 - 8/28/14Nebraska National Forests and GrasslandsRemove hazardous, fire damaged trees and invasive species; Repair and/or replace fire damaged fences; Maintain a variety of public recreation resources
Youngstown , OHCedar 37/25/14 - 8/28/14Youngstown Neighborhood Development CorporationBoard up, clean, and secure vacant homes; Clean, mow, and landscape vacant lots; Leading community volunteers
Wounded Knee , SDCedar 48/8/14 - 8/28/14Earth TipiSupport local youth camp focused on sustainable homesteading and permaculture; provide leadership for other volunteers; create educational and media materials
Stevens Point , WIOak 18/1/14 - 8/28/14Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development CouncilSupport outreach and education efforts on Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Clean Boats, Clean Waters program; Perform lake and stream shore inventories; Build, clear, and/or maintain park facilities

 

Southern Region - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Birmingham , ALDelta 67/9/14 - 9/10/14Metro Changers, Inc.Repair homes and lead volunteers to assist elderly or disabled individuals or families living in substandard housing.
Naples , FLDelta 28/13/14 - 9/9/14Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Audubon of FloridaRemove invasive species for two organizations in Southwest Florida.
Eustis , FLDelta 47/26/14 - 9/9/14Habitat for Humanity of Lake-SumterLead teams of volunteers in home building; teams will work on all phases of construction to include roofing, framing, painting, flooring, siding, window and door installation.
Pensacola , FLRiver 17/9/14 - 9/10/14Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE)Support low-income residents with home improvements including include moving furniture, sorting through material and disposing of unwanted items, and digging French drains.
Lafayette , LADelta 77/9/14 - 9/10/14Habitat for Humanity - Lafayette, LAConstruct six new single-family homes and lead volunteers in Lafayette, LA.
Clarksdale , MSRiver 28/20/14 - 9/10/14City of ClarksdaleRebuild multiple community parks in Clarksdale and Coahoma County. The team will also support a revitalization project at Clarksdale Municipal Swimming Pool.
Hattiesburg , MSRiver 47/9/14 - 9/10/14R3SMCoordinate volunteers; case management services; light construction repair work; painting and landscaping duties to assist with recovery from an EF4 tornado that affected the area in 2013.
West Jefferson , NCDelta 17/10/14 - 9/9/14New River State ParkConstruct a three mile hiking trail through a North Carolina state park and supervise local volunteers who will be joining the effort.
Jamestown , TNDelta 57/9/14 - 9/10/14Pickett CCC Memorial State ParkConstruct a new hiking trail into Pogue Creek State Natural Area.
Pikeville , TNRiver 57/9/14 - 9/10/14Fall Creek Falls State ParkMake and install signage along the new land areas, build new trails, maintain existing trail, build bridges along the trail, and perform other duties as needed during this parks high tourist season.
Mullens , WVRiver 37/10/14 - 9/9/14Rural Appalachian Improvement League, Inc.Construct a native cut stone and brick perpetual fountain and restore the old Coleman Church of the Brethren (an icon of early settlement of the coal region and now a community center).
Beckley , WVRiver 67/10/14 - 9/9/14Conservation Legacy VISTA ProgramEngage volunteers in service projects working towards improvement in their own communities. Projects will include downtown revitalization, area clean up events, building construction and/or repair, and community garden work.


 

FEMA Corps Deployment Report

Updated - August 22, 2014


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 FEMA Corps is currently in transition phase at this time. New projects will begin in the following weeks. Thank You.

 

Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

The Southwest Region FEMA Corps is currently in transition phase at this time. New projects will begin in the following weeks. Thank You.

 

Atlantic Region FEMA - Perry Point, MD

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Anniston , ALFox 16/19/14 - 8/27/14FEMA- Center for Domestic Preparedness- Anniston, ALTeam will support the needs of Center for Domestic Preparedness as it identifies, develops, tests, and delivers training to state, local, and tribal emergency response providers.
Washington , DCFox 66/6/14 - 8/28/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCTeam will support CBP, HHS and ICE in coordinating humanitarian aid in response to the influx of unaccompanied children.
Atlanta , GAFox 26/19/14 - 8/27/14FEMA- Distribution Center- Atlanta, GATeam will assist in research for Region IV's County Profile preparedness project.
Atlanta , GAFox 36/16/14 - 8/27/14FEMA- Distribution Center- Atlanta, GALogistics Team will assist DHS Surge Capacity Force Teams in staging response capabilities.
Herndon , VAFox 56/16/14 - 8/27/14FEMA IMAT East FacilityTeam will support the National IMAT Team in response to incidents, training, and exercises.

 

Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Washington , DCCoast 27/14/14 - 9/9/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCTrain and assist others during upcoming exercises and actual disasters. The team will collaborate with technical specialists in troubleshooting, along with proposing and developing solutions to identified system issues.
Washington , DCCoast 37/10/14 - 9/9/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCReview existing materials and then modify existing as well as develop better means and tools to reach the target audience enabling them to develop consistently better products following events.
Frederick , MDCoast 67/26/14 - 9/9/14FEMA- Distribution Center- Frederick, MDReceive, store and issue commodities and equipment for domestic disaster support. The team will also plan, source, inventory and deliver commodities to storage or disaster locations.
McAllen , TXCoast 17/26/14 - 9/9/14FEMA-Office of Border Patrol-McAllen, TXCoordinate humanitarian aid in response to the influx of unaccompanied children in McAllen, TX.
Denton , TXCoast 57/9/14 - 9/10/14FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Denton, TXStaff the Unaccompanied Children (UC) Relative Support Hotline; taking calls from parents and other relatives.
Arlington , VACoast 47/10/14 - 9/9/14FEMA Crystal CityManage and manipulate GIS data; review, input and track program data; organize and disseminate job aids to the disaster workforce; and compile and organize course materials.

 

North Central Region FEMA - Vinton, IA

The North Central Region has recently graduated their current class of members. A new FEMA Corps class will arrive on campus, be in training and begin projects shortly. Thank you.

 

 

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