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.
** Due to the on-going AmeriCorps NCCC support of the South Carolina flood response, some teams listed below may not be currently updated. Please check back for updated team locations and project details. ***
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.
Updated - November 20, 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.
The Atlantic Region is currently in transition. Following transition, the Atlantic Region will be graduating their current NCCC Traditional class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.
|Agoura Hills , CA||Gold 5||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Golden Heart Ranch||Assist with a variety of projects to make a recently acquired property accessible to those who have disabilities and numerous other projects.|
|Calabasas , CA||Gold 4||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Mountains Restoration Trust||Assist with a variety of environmental projects in the Santa Monica Mountains.|
|Fairfax , CA||Silver 7||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Boy Scouts of America, Marin Council #35||Fuels reduction and camp improvements.|
|Fort Bragg , CA||Blue 4||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens||Botanical garden and state parks improvements.|
|Julian , CA||Green 5||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Camp Stevens||Assist with a variety of improvement projects at a summer camp and retreat facility.|
|Lakeport , CA||Gold 2||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||County of Lake||Assist with donation management, including sorting and distributing|
|Los Angeles , CA||Blue 7||11/8/15 - 12/18/15||Children Youth and Family Collaborative||Assist with in-school and after-school enrichment programs; provide event support for a city-wide holiday event for youth in foster care.|
|Mentone , CA||Green 6||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Loch Leven Camp & Conference Center||Assist with a variety of camp improvement projects at a summer camp and conference facility.|
|Midway City , CA||Green 7||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||American Family Housing||Assist with a variety of housing improvement and water/energy efficient projects at housing facilities for formerly homeless families.|
|Napa , CA||Green 3||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Lighthouse for the Blind||Supporting infrastructure improvement projects at a camp for the blind and visually impaired.|
|Novato , CA||Silver 3||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District||Native wetlands restoration and plant propagation.|
|Occidental , CA||Gold 7||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Westminster Woods Camp and Conference Center||Fuel reduction and trail maintenance on 200 acre camp property.|
|Petaluma , CA||Silver 4||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Marin County Office of Education: Walker Creek Ranch Program||Trail work, invasive species removal and hike assistance in support of environmental education.|
|Pioneertown , CA||Blue 5||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Pioneertown Mountains Preserve||Assist with trail construction and environmental restoration projects.|
|Sacramento , CA||Green 4||11/9/15 - 12/18/15||City of Sacramento||Drought related city and parks projects, community garden support.|
|Sacramento , CA||Silver 1||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services||Food bank, holiday event, and family support.|
|San Jose , CA||Blue 2||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful||Removing trash and debris around creeks.|
|Kalispell , MT||Gold 3||11/7/15 - 12/11/15||Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley||Constructing affordable housing.|
|Bend , OR||Blue 1||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Salvation Army - Bend Corps||Assist with logistics and event execution for holiday food and toy drive.|
|Bend , OR||Blue 6||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||The Environmental Center||Outreach to the community; install energy efficient devices; support volunteer outreach and programming.|
|Corvallis , OR||Silver 5||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Institute for Applied Ecology||Remove invasive species; plant native plants; assist with volunteer and children's programming.|
|John Day , OR||Green 2||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Malheur National Forest||Fill sandbags for potential flooding; remove hazard trees; clean out culverts; work on trails and campgrounds that have been burned.|
|Lowell , OR||Blue 3||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Oregon Parks and Recreation Department||Remove invasive species; build and improve trails; build small structures.|
|Sublimity , OR||Silver 2||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Silver Falls State Park||Assist with planning, preparation and execution of large holiday event; support trail and building improvement projects.|
|South Salt Lake , UT||Green 1||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Utah Food Bank||Assist with a city-wide holiday food drive and lead volunteers.|
|Eastsound , WA||Gold 1||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||YMCA - Camp Orkila||Reduce fuels.|
|Seattle , WA||Silver 6||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust||Improve and maintain trails; support volunteers; assist with educational programming.|
|Vashon , WA||Gold 6||11/7/15 - 12/18/15||Vashon Island Rotary Club||Make improvements to food bank garden; maintain fruit trees; paint camp; assist with rain garden and land trust projects.|
|Little Rock , AR||Water 4||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Arkansas 4-H Programs||Repairing an educational hiking area, creating new environmental study areas, and other improvement projects to support the youth development programs.|
|Little Rock , AR||Water 6||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||City of Little Rock||Delivering 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.|
|Casa Grande , AZ||Alpine 7||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Arizona Board of Regents dba University of Arizona Cooperative Extension||Engaging directly with local agencies to complete projects like facility improvements, light construction, garden installation, and working with school and community garden sites.|
|Mesa , AZ||Alpine 4||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Concordia Charter School||Engaging directly with students to assist teachers in the classrooms from kindergarten through 7th grade, and supporting the school's Nutrition program.|
|Tucson , AZ||Alpine 3||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||University of Arizona, Pima County Cooperative Extension||Installing fencing to secure perimeter of new growing area; shaping and constructing pathways throughout the farm; and assisting with preparation and educational aspects of the Harvest Festival.|
|Denver , CO||Sun 2||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||West Generation Academy||Addressing academic, social and emotional needs of students by providing small group and individual instruction and building relationships with students to serve as role models.|
|Divide , CO||Alpine 2||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Habitat for Humanity - Teller County||Building houses for two families as part of the Sherwood Forest Build.|
|Estes Park , CO||Earth 7||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||United Way Larimer County||Supporting the Long Term Recovery Group with clean up and recovery of homes and businesses damaged by floods in September 2013.|
|Lakewood , CO||Water 2||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||The Action Center||Providing immediate intervention services through their volunteer work in the Grocery, Clothing & Households, In-Kind Donations Dock, and Homeless Shelter; assisting with holiday events.|
|Holton , KS||Earth 5||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Homestead Affordable Housing||Building wheelchair ramps and completing basic repairs to senior citizens' homes, rehabilitating substandard homes for low income families, setting up a new senior community center, and building raised bed gardens.|
|Hutchinson , KS||Earth 3||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Interfaith Housing Services, Inc.||Restoring a home that suffered a house fire, gutting and renovating a rental property for low income families, and reconfiguring and standing up a new operations area to increase efficiency of Interfaith Housing Services.|
|Glencoe , MO||Earth 4||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||St. Louis County Parks||Building extensions to single-track multi-use trail for hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers.|
|Kansas City , MO||Earth 6||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Jerusalem Farm||Completing projects that will allow for expansion of current programs like repairing a farmhouse, building a bike barn and preparing the community garden.|
|Saint Louis , MO||Earth 1||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||EnergyCare||Providing weatherization services to 150 households to improve home insulation, which will help conserve energy.|
|Salem , MO||Earth 2||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Missouri State Parks||Constructing new hiking trails, group camping area and primitive campsites in preparation of new park opening.|
|Albuquerque , NM||Alpine 5||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Barrett Foundation||Expanding community garden to help conquer hunger and poor nutrition among the homeless population.|
|Taos , NM||Alpine 6||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc.||Enhancing and completing renovations and ADA modifications on the "Military Family Respite Center"; supporting other various organizations in the Taos community.|
|Truth Or Consequences , NM||Alpine 1||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||AppleTree Educational Center||Completing the conversion of hotel into volunteer housing; improving educational and health outcomes for youth through afterschool programming.|
|Broken Bow , OK||Sun 3||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Little Dixie Community Action Agency||Renovating Head Start facilities, classrooms and play areas to meet required Performance Standards.|
|Oklahoma City , OK||Water 1||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Rebuilding Together Oklahoma City||Completing repairs and repairing/replacing roofs on homes damaged by recent storms in Oklahoma.|
|Oklahoma City , OK||Water 5||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Habitat for Humanity-Central Oklahoma||Rebuilding and repairing homes affected by the May 2015 tornado.|
|Pawhuska , OK||Water 3||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Osage Tribe of Oklahoma||Developing a farm and "eco park" on the Osage Reservation as part of Operation AmeriCorps.|
|Vian , OK||Sun 7||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||Tenkiller State Park||Renovating cabins, installing signs and a fence, building retaining walls, brush removal, and trail work.|
|San Marcos , TX||Sun 4||11/2/15 - 12/15/15||St. Bernard Project-San Marcos, TX||Assisting in rebuilding the community after recent flooding through a variety of projects.|
|San Marcos , TX||Sun 5||11/6/15 - 11/30/15||Blanco River Regional Recovery Team||Mucking and gutting homes to prepare for long term recovery from floods on Memorial Day and October of 2015.|
|San Marcos , TX||Sun 6||11/6/15 - 11/30/15||Blanco River Regional Recovery Team||Mucking and gutting homes to prepare for long term recovery from floods on Memorial Day and October of 2015.|
|The Woodlands , TX||Sun 1||11/2/15 - 12/19/15||United Way Montgomery County||Supporting the Long Term Recovery Committee in flood recovery by referring families to local resources and repairing damaged homes.|
The North Central Region is currently on break and then will be in transition. Following transition, the North Central Region will be graduating their current NCCC Traditional class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.
The Southern Region is currently on break and then will be in transition. Following transition, the Southern Region will be graduating their current NCCC Traditional class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.
Updated - November 20, 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.
The Pacific Region is currently on break and then will be in transition. Following transition, the pacific Region will be graduating their current FEMA Corps class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.
The Southwest Region is currently on transition. Following transition, Southwest Region will be graduating their FEMA Corps class. New projects will begin in the next couple of months. Thank you.
|Forest Hills , NY||Eagle 6||10/13/15 - 12/22/15||FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NY||The FEMA Corps team will support the Sandy Recovery Field Office in PA|
|New York , NY||Eagle 2||11/9/15 - 12/22/15||FEMA- Region II Regional Office||The FEMA Corps team will assist the Region II Office and the SRO with their move from their current locations in their new location at the World Trade Center.|
|West Columbia , SC||Eagle 1||10/12/15 - 12/18/15||FEMA- IOF- West Columbia||DSA team response to flooding in South Carolina|
|West Columbia , SC||Eagle 3||10/11/15 - 12/18/15||FEMA- IOF- West Columbia||DSA team will respond to flooding in South Carolina.|
|West Columbia , SC||Eagle 4||10/9/15 - 12/18/15||FEMA- IOF- West Columbia||DSA team will provide response to flooding in South Carolina|
|West Columbia , SC||Eagle 5||10/8/15 - 12/18/15||FEMA- IOF- West Columbia||DSA team will respond to flooding in South Carolina.|
|West Columbia , SC||Eagle 7||10/9/15 - 12/18/15||FEMA- IOF- West Columbia||The FEMA Corps will assist and supplement the SRFO staff with planning functions.|
The Southern Region is currently on transition. New projects will begin in the next couple of weeks. Thank you.
|Kansas City , MO||Hickory 4||9/27/15 - 12/17/15||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Region VII - Kansas City, MO||Perform Public Assistance site inspections, taking measurements and photographs, geotagging locations, and packaging and processing information|
|Springfield , MO||Pine 2||9/27/15 - 12/17/15||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Region VII - Kansas City, MO||Perform Public Assistance site inspections, taking measurements and photographs, geotagging locations, and packaging and processing information|
|St. Joseph , MO||Hickory 2||9/27/15 - 12/17/15||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - Region VII - Kansas City, MO||Perform Public Assistance site inspections, taking measurements and photographs, geotagging locations, and packaging and processing information|
|Eatontown , NJ||Pine 6||9/27/15 - 12/17/15||FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Eatontown, NJ|
|Blytheswood , SC||Hickory 5||10/6/15 - 12/6/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO||Setting up furniture, preparing logistical databases and reporting mechanisms, and coordinating and moving logistical materials to support Joint Field Office operations|
|Columbia , SC||Pine 3||10/6/15 - 12/16/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO||Providing ground truth and validation that operational goals and priorities align with the most critical needs of disaster survivors|
|Darlington , SC||Pine 1||10/9/15 - 12/9/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO||Providing ground truth and validation that operational goals and priorities align with the most critical needs of disaster survivors|
|Georgetown , SC||Hickory 1||10/6/15 - 12/16/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO||Providing ground truth and validation that operational goals and priorities align with the most critical needs of disaster survivors|
|West Columbia , SC||Hickory 3||10/9/15 - 12/9/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO|
|West Columbia , SC||Pine 4||10/9/15 - 12/9/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO|
|West Columbia , SC||Pine 5||10/6/15 - 12/15/15||FEMA - South Carolina Emergency Management Division JFO|