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 - December 12, 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 - Baltimore, MD

The Atlantic 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.

 

Pacific Region - Sacramento, CA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Alpaugh , CAGold 611/6/14 - 12/19/14Bureau of Land Management - Atwell IslandAssist with a variety of environmental restoration projects.
Angelus Oaks , CABlue 111/27/14 - 12/19/14Camp de Benneville PinesAssist with fuel reduction and other wildfire prevention measures.
Auburn , CABlue 211/6/14 - 12/19/14Placer Land TrustBrush removal and fire mitigation, trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and native plant propagation.
Boulder Creek , CABlue 311/6/14 - 12/19/14Easter Seals Camp HarmonBuild and restore camp infrastructure needs.
Calabasas , CASilver 411/6/14 - 12/19/14Mountains Restoration TrustAssist with a variety of environmental projects; assist in volunteer management.
Death Valley , CAGold 211/6/14 - 12/19/14National Park Service - Death ValleyAssist with environmental restoration projects
Earlimart , CABlue 711/6/14 - 12/19/14California State Parks - Colonel AllensworthAssist with a variety of improvement projects at a state historical park.
Indio , CAGreen 611/6/14 - 12/19/14Coachella Valley Housing CoalitionAssist with self-help housing construction; provide after-school programming support.
Los Angeles , CAGold 711/6/14 - 12/19/14Children Youth and Family CollaborativeAssist with in-school and after school tutoring and mentoring in urban Los Angeles schools; provide event planning assistance to the largest Christmas event for youth in foster care in Los Angeles.
Novato , CAGold 111/6/14 - 12/19/14Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco DistrictPlant and monitor native plant seedlings; Conduct invasive species removal and wetlands restoration.
Oakhurst , CABlue 511/6/14 - 12/19/14Sugar Pine Christian CampsFuel reduction through removal of excess vegetation and other camp enhancement projects.
Pioneertown , CAGreen 411/6/14 - 12/19/14Pioneertown Mountains PreserveAssist with trail reconstruction.
Sacramento , CAGold 411/6/14 - 12/19/14Sacramento Loaves & FishesAssist with women's shelter; prepare and serve meals; support homeless individuals on location at "Friendship Park" and library; support early education programming; assist with infrastructure improvements as needed.
San Diego , CAGreen 711/6/14 - 12/19/14Mission Trails Regional ParkAssist with trail reconstruction.
San Jose , CASilver 211/6/14 - 12/19/14Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation DepartmentSupport a variety of park improvement projects, including fencing, bridges, and habitat restoration.
San Jose , CASilver 711/6/14 - 12/19/14Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation DepartmentSupport a variety of park improvement projects, including fencing, bridges, and habitat restoration.
Wilseyville , CASilver 111/6/14 - 12/19/14Camp LodestarBrush and fuel removal to create defensible spaces and improved trail access.
Kalispell , MTGold 511/6/14 - 12/19/14Habitat for Humanity of Flathead ValleyConstruct energy efficient, affordable homes.
Corvallis , ORBlue 411/6/14 - 12/19/14Institute for Applied EcologyRemove invasive species; Work with school children on environmental education; Support volunteers; Plan native plants.
Grants Pass , ORGreen 211/6/14 - 12/19/14Josephine County Food BankClear crops and amend soil; restore creek ecosystem; rehabilitate farmhouse.
Saint Paul , ORSilver 311/6/14 - 12/19/14Oregon Parks and Recreation DepartmentHarvest native plant materials; remove invasive species; plant native species; assist with holiday events.
Silverton , ORGold 611/6/14 - 12/19/14The Oregon Garden FoundationRepair oak grove and wetland ecosystems; Assist with general garden improvement projects.
Stayton , ORBlue 611/6/14 - 12/19/14Camp TaloaliRemove invasive species; build and maintain trails; research environmental issues; develop curriculum.
Sublimity , ORSilver 511/6/14 - 12/19/14Silver Falls State ParkConstruct and maintain trail; make improvements to buildings; support holiday event.
Williams , ORSilver 611/6/14 - 12/19/14Pacifica-A Garden in the SiskiyousRemove fire-damaged trees and shrubs; re-plant native landscapes; remove invasive species; construct trail and natural play areas.
Hurricane , UTGreen 511/6/14 - 12/19/14City of HurricaneAssist with trail construction.
South Salt Lake , UTGreen 311/6/14 - 12/19/14Utah Food BankAssist with collecting and sorting food donations; volunteer management.
Seattle , WAGold 311/6/14 - 12/19/14King County Department of Natural Resources and ParksRemove invasive species; support volunteer events; improve trails; planting.

 

Southwest Region - Denver, CO

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Little Rock , ARWater 211/3/14 - 12/16/14City 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 , ARWater 311/3/14 - 12/16/14City of Little RockRemoving and recycling of underbrush, planting trees, removing non-native vegetation, and mulching to meet the community identified needs and goals.
Little Rock , ARWater 511/3/14 - 12/16/14Arkansas Children's HospitalWorking with staff at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital to engage directly with children in various departments; assisting camp counselors at Camp Aldersgate for weekend camps and programs for those with special needs.
Little Rock , ARWater 711/3/14 - 12/16/14Ferncliff Presbyterian CampFinishing construction on a Young Adult Volunteer House, planting in and improving the garden, and cutting and splitting wood for campfires and the Eco Center.
Morrilton , ARWater 111/3/14 - 12/16/14Petit Jean State ParkProviding trail maintenance to the Cedar Falls Trail, completing environmental projects, making trail signs, and assisting with two special events to make the park more accessible to the public.
Rogers , ARWater 111/3/14 - 12/16/14Hobbs State ParkWorking on a variety of environmentally focused activities to include chain-sawing, dragging and hauling brush, trail work and native planting.
Benson , AZEarth 411/3/14 - 12/16/14Arizona State ParksRemoving invasive species, maintaining existing trails, and conducting a beach clean-up at Cattail Cove State Park; maintaining existing trails, repairing picnic tables, and removing invasive species at Kartchner Caverns State Park.
Casa Grande , AZEarth 311/3/14 - 12/16/14Arizona Board of Regents dba University of Arizona Cooperative ExtensionImproving facilities, landscaping, brick laying, light construction, and working in a community garden.
Mesa , AZEarth 511/3/14 - 12/16/14Concordia Charter SchoolWorking one on one with students in the ASPIRE after school program, as well as assisting teachers throughout the school day with small group and individual instruction to increase reading and math scores.
Parker , AZEarth 111/3/14 - 12/16/14Arizona State ParksRepairing fences in the backcountry at Patagonia State Park; completing a variety of environmental tasks at Buckskin State Park to include constructing split rail fencing, some trail rehabilitation, and some invasive species removal.
Denver , COFire 711/3/14 - 12/16/14Denver Green SchoolWorking in classrooms as math and literacy coaches to help improve benchmark assessments; assisting with physical activities during recess to decrease bullying; working on the farm and garden to increase the capacity of the farm to cafeteria program.
Estes Park , COFire 311/3/14 - 12/16/14United Way Larimer CountyAssisting in the clean-up and recovery of homes and businesses damaged by the floods in Estes Park and surrounding mountain communities through debris removal, chain sawing, carpentry, dry-walling, roofing, fencing and additional projects as needed.
Lakewood , COFire 411/3/14 - 12/16/14The Action CenterProviding immediate intervention through the Food Pantry, Clothing Bank and Homeless Shelter, connecting donated resources directly to families facing crisis.
Lyons , COFire 111/3/14 - 12/16/14Town of LyonsAssisting flood affected home-owners, flood affected business owners and flood related public projects in the Town of Lyons and Boulder County.
Junction City , KSFire 611/3/14 - 12/16/14City of Junction City, KSMaintaining existing trails, developing new trails, and building a bridge at the park to be used by the community for generations to come.
Glencoe , MOFire 211/3/14 - 12/16/14St. Louis County ParksBuilding a single track, multi-use trail at Al Foster/Rock Hollow that equestrians, mountain bikers, runners and walkers can use.
Poplar Bluff , MOWater 411/3/14 - 12/16/14US Forest Service- Mark Twain National ForestBuilding 3-4 miles of new trail, rehabbing recreation sites, installing signs, and constructing duck boxes and bat houses.
Saint Joseph , MOFire 511/3/15 - 12/16/14Hillcrest Transitional HousingAssisting in the organization of pantry/supplies/donations, beautification and renovation of a 21plex with emphasis on the rehabbing of 6 apartments to move families from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
West Plains , MOWater 611/3/14 - 12/16/14West Plains Community GardenRemoving structures, pathways, and unwanted plant material, building and installing framed beds and easy-to-maintain pathways to increase the garden’s productivity and encourage more individuals to garden.
Farmington , NMEarth 711/3/14 - 12/16/14Boys and Girls Club of FarmingtonReaching out for Club volunteers, mentoring small groups, and providing support for ongoing operations to help youth make positive decisions about their future.
Truth Or Consequences , NMEarth 611/3/14 - 12/16/14AppleTree Educational CenterBeginning conversion of an abandoned church into a community arts center, stabilizing existing volunteer housing for upcoming renovation, and completing beautification of operational facilitates to build a stronger community.
Oklahoma City , OKSun 111/3/14 - 12/16/14Habitat for Humanity-Central OklahomaLeading volunteer groups alongside site supervisors; assisting with recruiting, working with and supervising community volunteers; expanding new construction and the Critical Home Repair program.
Oklahoma City , OKSun 611/3/14 - 12/16/14American Red Cross of Central and Western OklahomaEducating children in grades K-12 on disaster preparedness, distributing disaster preparedness kits who received damage to their residence during the May 2013 tornadoes, and providing fire safety information to vulnerable populations.
Vian , OKSun 711/3/14 - 12/16/14Tenkiller State ParkCompleting maintenance to the park grounds, buildings and campsites; mentoring and training the boys at the Methodist Boys Ranch.
Austin , TXSun 411/3/14 - 12/16/14Ecology Action of TexasImproving a service road, removing invasive species, existing trail maintenance, assisting at the downtown recycling center, planting new trees and native plants, finishing construction on the office cabin and composting toilet.
Houston , TXSun 211/3/14 - 12/16/14Houston Parks and RecreationAddressing environmental and aesthetic needs of the city’s park; coordinating environmental education activities during after-school hours for low-income children participants of the After-School Enrichment Program to create the stewards of tomorrow.
San Antonio , TXSun 311/3/14 - 12/16/14Habitat for Humanity - San AntonioAssisting in various stages of the building of houses; recruiting, working with and supervising community volunteers; expanding new construction.
San Antonio , TXSun 511/3/14 - 12/16/14The Land Heritage InstituteAssisting in capital improvements to enhance Land Heritage Institute’s mission of environmental, historic and prehistoric education, and protection, restoration and enhancement of natural ecosystems including native plants, animals and water resources.

 

North Central Region - Vinton, IA

The North Central 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.

 

Southern Region - Vicksburg, MS

The Southern 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.



 

FEMA Corps Deployment Report

Updated - December 12, 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 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.

 

Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

The Southwest 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.

 

Atlantic Region FEMA - Baltimore, MD

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Washington , DCEagle STL10/21/14 - 12/17/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCA Support Team Leader is requested to support the FEMA Corps Teams co-located in the National Capital Region and the FEMA Corps HQ through on-going mission support and special projects.
Atlanta , GAOtter 38/27/14 - 12/17/14FEMA - Region IVTeam will assist with Region IV County Profile Preparedness Project.
Maynard , MAOtter 18/29/14 - 12/16/14FEMA- Region I Regional Response CenterTeam will support Regional Office, Regional Response Center, Disaster Response Support Facility, and if needed, supporting the effort to return the JFO and recovery efforts back to the state and local governments.
Frederick , MDEagle 39/2/14 - 12/17/14FEMA- Distribution Center- Frederick, MDTeam will assist Frederick Distribution Center staff to plan, manage and sustain national logistics response and recovery operations.
Augusta , MEOtter 49/8/14 - 12/16/14Maine State MuseumTeam will assist in creating state-wide cultural institution's disaster plans.
Ewing , NJEagle 68/29/14 - 12/17/14New Jersey Office of Emergency ManagementTeam will assist with the CERT support staff with several projects.
Forest Hills , NYEagle 48/29/14 - 12/17/14FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NYTeam will assist staff in the NY Sandy Recovery Field Office in FDRC, PA and the SMART program.
Forest Hills , NYEagle 58/29/14 - 12/17/14FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NYTeam will assist staff in the NY Sandy Recovery Field Office in Hazard Mitigation.
New York , NYOtter 28/27/14 - 12/17/14FEMA- Region 2 Field Office- New York, NYTeam will assist in preparations for the National Preparedness Month and America's Prepare-A-thon! Individual and Community Preparedness Programs.
Philadelphia , PAEagle 28/29/14 - 4/10/15FEMA- Region 3 Field Office- Philadelphia, PATeam will build upon and execute regional goals and initiatives in multiple program areas including DSA & IA.

 

Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Washington , DCGulf 18/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCMonitor, track, report, and provide oversight into the implementation continuous improvement program, Audit Decompositions, data integrity checks, and beta-testing the new 2010 SharePoint Audit Management System.
Washington , DCGulf 38/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCImprove National Disaster Recovery Framework materials, as well as to develop better means and tools to reach the target audience enabling them to develop consistently better products following events.
Washington , DCGulf 48/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCReview documents for solicitations, develop guides to be used by FEMA Corps teams and other FEMA employees to inspect MHUs when they are received, installed and maintained.
Washington , DCSummit 58/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- National Exercise Division- Washington, DCDevelop NEP procedural documents for more streamlined program management; complete training related to the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
Atlanta , GABayou 38/27/14 - 12/21/14FEMA-Region IV-AtlantaSupport regional disaster close-out projects. Dispose of and transport excess and surplus disaster materials no longer required or serviceable.
Maynard , MAGulf 78/30/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Region I Regional Response CenterResearch and product development, in support of multiple program offices such as Response Operations, Recovery Individual Assistance, Recovery Public Assistance, Logistics and Mitigation.
Hyattsville , MDBayou 58/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA-National Processing Service Center- MarylandRegistration intake, augment staff by pulling up client information and other information on FEMA assistance programs.
Kansas City , MOBayou 49/2/14 - 12/20/14FEMA - Region VIIWork side-by-side on steady state, training, programmatic integration, exercises and deployments to emergency and disaster declarations.
Kansas City , MOGulf 58/28/14 - 12/20/14FEMA - Region VIIResearch and determine skills, training, education, and other requirements needed to enhance disaster response, recovery, and close-out activities.
Raleigh , NCSummit 48/28/14 - 12/20/14FEMA- North Carolina Division of Emergency Management- Raleigh, NCUpdate of the State Recovery Plan and the State Recovery Guide by describing missions, organization, and concept of operations for the state recovery after a major disaster.
Forest Hills , NYGulf 28/29/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Joint Field Office- Forest Hills, NYAdapt and deliver the FEMA "Ready Steady Strong" Program to selected audiences through workshops.
Denton , TXSummit 38/27/14 - 12/21/14FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Denton, TXRegistration intake, pulling up client information and other information on FEMA assistance programs.
Herndon , VASummit 18/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA-Region 3-Warehouse HerndonAssemble and un-assemble Western Shelter tents, inspect, package, label and ready for deployment.
Mount Weather , VASummit 211/8/14 - 12/22/14FEMA- Mount Weather EOCMake Deployment calls to FEMA employees for deployment do active disasters and brief on vital information for the personnel as they deploy to the field.
Winchester , VABayou 28/28/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VARegistration intake, augment staff by pulling up client information and other information on FEMA assistance programs.
Winchester , VAGulf 611/11/14 - 12/22/14FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VARegistration intake and shelter registrations, assisting clients with their cases in NEMIS, participate in client information collection, and matching FEMA programs to individual unmet needs.
Lynnwood , WABayou 19/2/14 - 12/19/14FEMA- Region X- Lynnwood, WACompile disaster video and photography and categorize that video for ongoing video projects. They will be assisting with ongoing media calls, inquiries from local officials, outreach efforts and other required External Affairs duties.

 

North Central Region FEMA - Vinton, IA

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
Oakland , CAPine 312/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA-Region 9 Office-OaklandProvide IT support FEMA's Incident Management and Support workforce in Region IX
Denver , COHickory 512/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Region 8 Field Office- Denver, COSupport Wasatch Catastrophic Earthquake Planning in Region 8
Washington , DCHickory 312/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCSupport the Manufactured Housing Unit Program Management Office; provide research; review documents, guides, and manuals; support the development of long-range program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones
Washington , DCHickory 412/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCAssist the Logistics Supply Chain Management System (LSCMS) staff in program findings to meet a strict suspense timeline
Washington , DCPine 412/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCAssist with the transition to a new Deployment and Tracking System by training FEMA staff, collecting data, trouble shooting, and proposing solutions to system issues
Washington , DCPine 612/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCSupport the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Building Resilience with Diverse Communities effort
Washington , DCSpruce 512/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCSupport External Affairs with disaster preparedness functions in FEMA Headquarters
Washington , DCSpruce 612/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCAssist with the transition to a new Deployment and Tracking System by training FEMA staff, collecting data, trouble shooting, and proposing solutions to system issues
Vinton , IAHickory 612/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA - Region VIISupport the Public Assistance program in the recovery phase from severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of June 14-23, 2014in Iowa
Chicago , ILSpruce 412/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Region 5 Field Office- Chicago, ILAssist in the preparation of planning products; assist the Geospatial Information Officer on special administrative projects as needed
Maynard , MAPine 512/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Region I Regional Response CenterSupport various Logistical projects in Region I Regional Office, Regional Response Coordination Center, and Disaster Response Support Facility
Frederick , MDSpruce 312/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Distribution Center- Frederick, MDAssist Distribution Center Frederick staff to effectively plan, manage and sustain national logistics response and recovery operations in support of domestic emergencies and special events
Portland , MESpruce 212/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA - Region IIncrease public knowledge through education, and ensure communities understand what steps are needed to prepare for and prevent fires
Colts Neck , NJSpruce 112/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Region 2 Regional Response Coordination Center- Colts Neck, NJAssist the PA Closeout team and Regional Appeals team to reduce the backlog of Actions by assisting with workflow processes, reporting and tracking systems, and administrative workload
Forest Hills , NYHickory 212/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NYSupport the Public Assistance program in the recovery phase from Hurricane Sandy
Forest Hills , NYPine 112/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NYAssist Hazard Mitigation program at the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office
Denton , TXPine 212/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- Region 6 Field Office- Denton, TXSupport the Operations Integration Branch in Region XI to prepare the region for the upcoming winter season
Winchester , VAHickory 112/8/14 - 3/12/15FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VASupport National Service Processing Center by performing registration intake, pulling up client information, collecting information, and assisting clients with their cases

 

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