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 - January 23, 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

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

Location Team Dates Sponsor Project Description
Auberry , CA Blue 6 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 San Joaquin River Gorge Assist with trail construction and maintenance.
Bakersfield , CA Gold 5 1/14/15 - 2/2/15 Bureau of Land Management - Atwell Island Assist with a variety of environmental restoration and community outreach projects.
Boulder Creek , CA Green 7 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Little Basin Cabins & Campground Campground and trail maintenance; volunteer and event coordination and ecological interpretation.
Camp Meeker , CA Blue 7 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 St. Dorothy's Rest & Retreat Center - Camp Meeker Support fuels reduction and camp infrastructure improvements.
Death Valley , CA Blue 4 1/14/15 - 3/6/15 National Park Service - Death Valley Assist with environmental restoration projects.
Fort Bragg , CA Green 3 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Jug Handle Creek Farm & Nature Center Assisting with invasive species removal, garden support and environmental restoration.
Nevada City , CA Green 5 1/14/15 - 2/5/15 Shady Creek Outdoor School Assist with fuels reduction and trail maintenance.
Rolling Hills Estates , CA Silver 1 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Assist with a variety of environmental projects.
Sacramento , CA Gold 8 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Bureau of Land Management - California Assist with a variety of environmental projects.
Sacramento , CA Green 2 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Pacific Crest Trail Association Assist with trail maintenance and fire recovery work.
Sacramento , CA Silver 4 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Community Link Capital Region Prepare taxes for low and moderate income families; perform outreach; assist with special events; assist with incoming calls to access social services.
San Diego , CA Gold 6 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Mission Trails Regional Park Assist with trail reconstruction and disaster recovery.
San Diego , CA Silver 6 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Tubb Canyon Desert Conservancy (TCDC) Assist with Sahara Mustard removal; assist with park projects.
Willits , CA Silver 3 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Grange Farm School Improving farms and farm infrastructure through winter orchard pruning, greenhouse planting, fence and hoophouse construction, and invasive species removal.
Wilseyville , CA Silver 5 1/14/15 - 2/14/15 Camp Lodestar "Fuel reduction and trail work. "
Great Falls , MT Green 4 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Rural Dynamics Inc. Assist with tax preparation.
Kalispell , MT Silver 7 1/14/15 - 2/21/15 Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley "Affordable home construction "
Milwaukie , OR Blue 3 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Johnson Creek Watershed Council Remove invasive species and plant native plants and trees; assist with improvement projects at youth camp.
Newport , OR Green 6 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Oregon Parks and Recreation - Coastal Region Improve learning center and parks.
Salt Lake City , UT Blue 1 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 The Road Home Assist with the operations of a winter homeless shelter.
Burton , WA Blue 5 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Vashon Island Rotary Club Restore waterfront park; assist with fruit tree propagation projects; plant rain garden; assist with camp improvement projects.
Puyallup , WA Green 1 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Pierce Conservation District Remove invasive species; spread mulch; build and improve community gardens; rehabilitate trails.
Seattle , WA Gold 1 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 United Way of King County Prepare taxes for low income individuals and families; conduct outreach.
Seattle , WA Gold 7 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks Construct trail; support volunteers; perform restoration projects.
Tacoma , WA Gold 2 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity Construct affordable homes; support volunteers.
Vashon , WA Gold 4 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Camp Fire USA - Central Puget Sound Council Construct small structures and repair trails.
Jackson , WY Silver 2 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Habitat for Humanity - The Greater Teton Area Construct affordable homes; support volunteers.
Sheridan , WY Blue 2 1/14/15 - 3/20/15 Habitat for Humanity - Eastern Bighorns Build affordable homes.

 

Southwest Region - Denver, CO

Location Team Dates Sponsor Project Description
Little Rock , AR Sun 1 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Arkansas Children's Hospital Working 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, assisting with programming for seniors, and maintenance support.
Little Rock , AR Sun 2 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 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.
Marianna , AR Sun 6 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Mississippi River State Park Completing environmental tasks to include relocating a wooden fence, tree planting, replacing a stairway on a trail, repairing picnic tables and supporting interpretive programming to the public.
Avondale , AZ Fire 7 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 City of Avondale Supporting the Avondale Thrives Initiative by assisting in a housing study, public space beautification, energy conservation projects, and the Born Learning Trail.
Casa Grande , AZ Fire 3 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 City of Casa Grande Rebuilding trails and installing signs and GPS markers for non-motorized use (hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding) in Casa Grande Mountain Park.
Casa Grande , AZ Fire 4 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Arizona Board of Regents dba University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Improving facilities, landscaping, brick laying, light construction, and working in a community garden.
Fort Defiance , AZ Fire 2 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Apache County Recorder Gathering 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.
Mesa , AZ Fire 6 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Concordia Charter School Working 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.
Denver , CO Fire 1 1/8/15 - 4/9/15 Castro Elementary School Providing academic remediation, reinforcement, and extensions in partnership with teachers by tutoring students that have been identified with significant achievement gaps, and who are in need of personal mentorship.
Denver , CO Fire 5 1/9/15 - 4/9/15 Piton Foundation Receiving IRS certification as volunteer tax preparers and helping operate three free tax sites at local colleges and high schools in the metro-Denver area.
Denver , CO Sun 3 1/9/15 - 4/9/15 West Generation Academy Addressing academic, attendance, and social and emotional needs of students by providing small group and one on one instruction, engaging in an attendance outreach campaign, and building relationships with students to serve as role models.
Lakewood , CO Earth 3 1/8/15 - 4/9/15 The Action Center Providing immediate intervention through the Food Pantry, Clothing Bank and Homeless Shelter, connecting donated resources directly to families facing crisis.
Kansas City , MO Sun 7 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 University of Missouri Extension Processing in-takes for individuals needing tax preparation assistance, completing tax returns, tax review/quality assurance and tax close out.
Kansas City , MO Water 7 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Kansas City CASH Coalition Bridging the gap between client need and volunteer availability by serving as greeter/information assistants, returns preparers, quality reviewers, and possibly as financial educators.
Farmington , NM Water 3 1/9/15 - 4/9/15 Boys and Girls Club of Farmington Reaching out for Club volunteers, mentoring small groups, and providing support for ongoing operations to help youth make positive decisions about their future.
Roswell , NM Water 6 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Bureau of Land Management – Roswell Field Office Assisting with hazardous fuels reduction, invasive weed eradication, trail system improvements, wildlife habitat restoration and fence maintenance to improve recreation facilities in the Ft. Stanton National Conservation Area.
Canadian , OK Water 4 1/12/15 - 2/19/15 Arrowhead State Park Building an entryway, building a picnic shelter, renovating bunkhouses, trimming and cleaning up to 22 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, building a bridge and privacy fence to build visitation and overall experience for the community.
Hulbert , OK Water 5 1/12/15 - 2/19/15 Sequoyah State Park Creating new hiking and biking trails, refurbishing old trails; refurbishing park campgrounds through painting and cleanup, and improving public use facilities to offer the public a cleaner and safer campground as well as new free recreational options.
Oklahoma City , OK Water 2 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Habitat for Humanity-Central Oklahoma Leading volunteer groups alongside site supervisors; assisting with recruiting, working with and supervising community volunteers; expanding new construction and the Critical Home Repair program.
Austin , TX Earth 2 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Camp Mabry Creating a better outdoor experience for the public at Camp Mabry through the building of additional trails, the building of a gazebo, the removal of invasive species, chainsaw work, building of picnic tables and cultural site restoration.
Austin , TX Earth 6 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Ecology Action of Texas Improving 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.
Big Bend National Park , TX Earth 1 1/12/15 - 2/19/15 Big Bend National Park Maintaining priority trails park-wide to provide well maintained, sustainable trails for visitors to safely hike, learn about Big Bend’s natural and cultural resources.
Granbury , TX Sun 5 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Camp Fire USA - First Texas Council "Assisting with facility and enhancement projects and outdoor education programming. "
San Antonio , TX Earth 4 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 Habitat for Humanity San Antonio Assisting in various stages of the building of houses; recruiting, working with and supervising community volunteers; expanding new construction.
San Antonio , TX Earth 5 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 The Land Heritage Institute Assisting 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.
Wichita Falls , TX Earth 7 1/12/15 - 4/9/15 North Texas Area United Way Supporting rural and urban locations in the Wichita Falls area in tax preparation and education.

 

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 - January 23, 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

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

Location Team Dates Sponsor Project Description
Washington , DC Otter 2 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC The FEMA Corps team will support External Affairs activities at Headquarters.
Washington , DC Otter 4 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC The FEMA Corps team will assist the Audit Liaison Office and the Continuous Improvement Working Group to exclusively assist in efforts related to increasing efficiencies relative to FEMA's future disaster response and recovery operations.
Atlanta , GA Eagle 1 1/12/15 - 2/25/15 FEMA Region IV The FEMA Corps team will support the initial staging response for Region IV including Logistics operations and related missions, IMAT support, DRC operations and support, as well as special projects.
Atlanta , GA Otter 3 1/19/15 - 2/25/15 FEMA Region IV The FEMA Corps team will assist in the preparation of planning products and assist the Geospatial Information Officer on special administrative projects as needed.
Eatontown , NJ Eagle 4 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Eatontown, NJ The FEMA Corps team will assist the NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office with FDRC and different program areas.
Eatontown , NJ Otter 5 1/15/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Eatontown, NJ The FEMA Corps team will assist the NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office with Federal Interagency Recovery Coordination, Hazard Mitigation National Flood Insurance Program, and the Public Assistance Program.
Forest Hills , NY Eagle 5 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NY The FEMA Corps team will assist with Hazard Mitigation efforts at the Sandy Recovery Field Office (SRFO).
Forest Hills , NY Otter 1 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NY The FEMA Corps Teams will deliver "Ready Steady Strong" preparedness workshops to local schools and communities to assist with disaster preparedness in the communities affected by Super Storm Sandy.
Providence , RI Eagle 2 1/12/15 - 2/25/15 ARC Rhode Island Chapter The FEMA Corps team will support the Youth Preparedness priority by assisting with the Pillowcase Project at the American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter.
Arlington , VA Eagle 6 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA Crystal City The FEMA Corps team will assist Headquarters with the continued development of the FEMA Corps Branch database.
Herndon , VA Eagle 3 1/12/15 - 2/26/15 FEMA-Region 3-Warehouse Herndon The FEMA Corps team will assist FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue teams with emergency preparedness.

 

Southern Region FEMA - Vicksburg, MS

Location Team Dates Sponsor Project Description
Anniston , AL Summit 4 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Center for Domestic Preparedness- Anniston, AL Conduct doctrine research to support CDP training development. Support in exercise design, development and data collection.
Maxwell AFB , AL Gulf 6 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Civil Air Patrol HQ- Maxwell AFB, AL Training Civil Air Patrol members in an effort to increase their utility during disaster operations.
Oakland , CA Bayou 1 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA-Region 9 Office-Oakland Prepare materials for External Affairs products; expand National Preparedness Activities via development of a training modules database, and user guides for disaster response incident support team members.
Washington , DC Bayou 3 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Conduct curriculum and training schedule development for a 12-week training schedule for approximately 105 Pilot Academy students
Washington , DC Gulf 3 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Analyze and improve existing data and materials enabling senior leaders to make better data-centric decisions and to then message the materials to reach the target audience
Washington , DC Gulf 7 1/9/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Develop National Exercise Program (NEP) operating doctrine for more streamlined program management of the exercise technology program.
Atlanta , GA Gulf 1 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA-Region IV-Atlanta Support on-site technical assistance, training and disaster exercises with partner universities in Starkville, Oxford, and Hattiesburg.
Atlanta , GA Summit 1 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Distribution Center- Atlanta, GA Receive, store and issue commodities and equipment for domestic disaster support.
Emmitsburg , MD Summit 3 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Emergency Management Institute- Emmitsburg, MD reviewing NIMS Core Curriculum and FEMA sponsored NIMS Curriculum for NIMS content.
Kansas City , MO Bayou 4 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA - Region VII Support, exercise and deploy with IMAT on Type II and large Type III disaster events. Deployments may be internal to Region VII (Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa) or Nationwide as determined by HQ.
Kansas City , MO Gulf 4 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA - Region VII Determine skills, training, education, and other requirements needed to enhance disaster response, recovery, and close-out activities
New York , NY Summit 5 1/9/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Region 2 Field Office- New York, NY Mapping and analysis in support of Region II’s IND (Improvised Nuclear Device) Plan and web maps in support of IMAT requests.
Philadelphia , PA Gulf 2 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Region 3 Field Office- Philadelphia, PA Develop a FEMA Corps DSA deployment plan in initial response, develop an Individual Assistance Incident Support Guide, confirm Stakeholder information on current contact list
Denton , TX Bayou 2 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Federal Regional Center- Denton, TX Create a series of tactical plans that detail the equipment and manpower requirements to support pre-positioning emergency response capabilities at a designated location.
Salt Lake City , UT Gulf 5 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA-American Red Cross Utah Region-Salt Lake City, UT Survey Red Cross Shelters in the Salt Lake City area, which will support the National Shelter System. FEMA Corps Team members will update agreements with existing shelters currently under agreement; and update shelter surveys.
Mount Weather , VA Summit 2 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Mount Weather EOC Make Deployment calls to FEMA employees for deployment to active disasters and brief on vital information for the personnel as they deploy to the field.
Lynnwood , WA Bayou 5 1/12/15 - 3/18/15 FEMA- Region X- Lynnwood, WA Add maps, standardize documents, advance a comprehensive report on the major natural hazards threats/risks in Region X

 

North Central Region FEMA - Vinton, IA

Location Team Dates Sponsor Project Description
Oakland , CA Pine 3 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA-Region 9 Office-Oakland Provide IT support FEMA's Incident Management and Support workforce in Region IX
Denver , CO Hickory 5 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Region 8 Field Office- Denver, CO Support Wasatch Catastrophic Earthquake Planning in Region 8
Washington , DC Hickory 3 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Support 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 , DC Hickory 4 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Assist the Logistics Supply Chain Management System (LSCMS) staff in program findings to meet a strict suspense timeline
Washington , DC Pine 6 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Support the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Building Resilience with Diverse Communities effort
Washington , DC Spruce 5 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Support External Affairs with disaster preparedness functions in FEMA Headquarters
Washington , DC Spruce 6 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Assist with the transition to a new Deployment and Tracking System by training FEMA staff, collecting data, trouble shooting, and proposing solutions to system issues
Chicago , IL Spruce 4 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Region 5 Field Office- Chicago, IL Assist in the preparation of planning products; assist the Geospatial Information Officer on special administrative projects as needed
Frederick , MD Spruce 3 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Distribution Center- Frederick, MD Assist 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 , ME Spruce 2 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA - Region I Increase public knowledge through education, and ensure communities understand what steps are needed to prepare for and prevent fires
Kansas City , MO Hickory 6 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA - Region VII Support 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
Colts Neck , NJ Spruce 1 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Region 2 Regional Response Coordination Center- Colts Neck, NJ Assist 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
Albany , NY Pine 4 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DC Assist with the transition to a new Deployment and Tracking System by training FEMA staff, collecting data, trouble shooting, and proposing solutions to system issues
Forest Hills , NY Hickory 2 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NY Support the Public Assistance program in the recovery phase from Hurricane Sandy
Forest Hills , NY Pine 1 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Sandy Recovery Field Office- Forest Hills, NY Assist Hazard Mitigation program at the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office
Denton , TX Pine 2 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- Region 6 Field Office- Denton, TX Support the Operations Integration Branch in Region XI to prepare the region for the upcoming winter season
Winchester , VA Hickory 1 12/8/14 - 3/12/15 FEMA- National Processing Service Center- Winchester, VA Support National Service Processing Center by performing registration intake, pulling up client information, collecting information, and assisting clients with their cases

 

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