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 1, 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
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
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.
Kennedyville , MDMoose 17/11/14 - 8/8/14Eastern Shore Land ConservancyAssisting with summer camp activities for children ages 5-16 and monitoring plant conditions and health in the community garden.
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
Kittanning , PARaven 47/28/14 - 8/8/14Armstrong Conservation DistrictClearing and grubbing for rail/trail construction, placement of rock rip-rap on stream structures, minor repairs to fish habitat
Suffolk , VAPhoenix 17/12/14 - 9/3/14US Fish & Wildlife Service, Northeast Region Fire ManagementFire management to include prescribed burns and fire suppression. Support federal, state and local natural resource management in preserve valuable open spaces for local wildlife.

 

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
New Liberty , IACedar 16/30/14 - 8/28/14Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western IllinoisWeatherize buildings at Girl Scout camps; Clear trails; Dismantle structures on camp properties
Cedar Rapids , IAMaple 28/1/14 - 8/15/14Science CenterServe students by leading, developing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) class curriculum and supervision of camp attendees
Sherrill , IAMaple 36/30/14 - 8/16/14Camp Albrecht AcresSupport camp counselors serving overnight and day campers with special needs with a wide range of disabilities and ages
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
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
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 26/30/14 - 8/28/14Habitat for Humanity - DetroitConstruct homes for low-income families living in the metro Detroit area; Assist with the 2014 Blitz Build
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
Beaver Crossing , NECedar 57/14/14 - 8/9/14ServeNebraskaClean up debris; Assist with the renovation of homes disturbed by high wind and rain following a tornado
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 , WIMaple 66/30/14 - 8/28/14Boys & Girls Club of Portage CountyProvide safe, supportive, and fun educational experiences to at risk youth
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
Tuscaloosa , ALDelta 37/9/14 - 8/10/14Habitat for Humanity - TuscaloosaConstruct multiple homes, and lead volunteers on the work site. The team will support activities to include roofing, flooring, framing, siding, landscaping, installing windows and doors, installing cabinets, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Sumter , SCRiver 27/10/14 - 8/17/14The Youth Academy, Inc.Build living space for low-income children from other under-served areas; organizing and setting up work & play space for participants during inclement weather.
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.
Salem , VADelta 27/10/14 - 8/10/14Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & VirginiaServe as counselors and playmates for people with disabilities; assist with running arts and crafts, nature activities, sports/games, and the daily behind the scenes activities of camp staff.
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 1, 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

LocationTeamDatesSponsorProject Description
North Little Rock , ARFEMA Green 46/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Joint Field Office- Little Rock, ARPrepare 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.
Moffett Field , CAFEMA Gold 36/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Distribution Center- Moffett Field, CAAssist with warehouse operations for domestic disaster support; Assist with warehousing and in-transit automated systems to increase accuracy and accountability; Assist in fleet transportation and safety programs.
Pasadena , CAFEMA Gold 46/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA/DHS-Region 9-Southern California Area Field Office (SO CA AFO)Assist in directed disaster preparedness messaging to houses of worship and to local community groups; Conduct community outreach to increase emergency notification registrations; Continue FEMA's "Ready, Steady, Strong" program.
Washington , DCFEMA Blue 36/22/14 - 8/18/14FEMA-Region 9-IMAT-WestSupport FEMA staff in projects and planning; deploy with N-IMAT West when activated to provide immediate Disaster Survivor Assistance.
Washington , DCFEMA Silver 16/20/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCEnsure that planning products are up to date and properly distributed throughout the unaccompanied children incident at the US border; Assist with special administrative tasks.
Washington , DCFEMA Silver 56/20/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Headquarters- Washington, DCEnsure that planning products are up to date and properly distributed throughout the unaccompanied children incident at the US border; Assist with special administrative tasks.
Kansas City , MOFEMA Green 26/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA Region 7 Field Office- Kansas City, MOAssist in the disaster close-out and archiving process of mitigation grants; Assist in the development of disaster notebooks and environmental case work; Assist in document collection, data gathering, and policy research.
Kansas City , MOFEMA Silver 46/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 7 Field Office- Kansas City, MOAssist in the disaster contract close-out activities by researching, analyzing, documenting, reconciling, and closing out contracts; assist with preparation including setting up exercises and Go-Kits, IT assistance, and inventorying.
Colts Neck , NJFEMA Silver 36/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 2 Regional Response Coordination Center- Colts Neck, NJInventory and restock all program area Go-Kits in preparation for 2014 hurricane season; test all IMAT equipment and develop monthly checklists for maintenance and testing of this equipment; organize DRG and Program Go-Kits at the warehouse.
Forest Hills , NYFEMA Green 36/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NYPrepare project worksheets; conduct pre-closeout reporting and data management; complete closeouts.
Denton , TXFEMA Blue 27/11/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 6 Field Office- Denton, TX"Conduct outreach to determine if the Regional shelter database is current; Perform shelter assessments that will include a review of updating databases from FEMA checklists."
Denton , TXFEMA Gold 16/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 6 AnnexServe out of the Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) in support of RRCC staff; support disaster response of the RRCC staff; transition ongoing disaster operations to regional Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMATs) and RRCC as directed.
Denton , TXFEMA Gold 56/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 6 Field Office- Denton, TXPerform data entry and other administrative tasks; research and identify long term recovery voluntary organizations active in Region 6; Create folders to file Hurricane Katrina documents; Review and file congressional correspondence.
Denton , TXFEMA Green 16/23/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Region 6 AnnexSupport a phone line that will be used to register information of relatives from other countries in an effort to reunite them with unaccompanied children who have crossed the southern US border; Expedite the process of gathering information.
Mount Weather , VAFEMA Blue 46/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA- Mount Weather EOCMake Deployment calls to FEMA employees for deployment; brief personnel on vital information as they deploy to the field.
Lynnwood , WAFEMA Blue 56/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA-Region 10Assist with media inquiries, intergovernmental inquiries, and congressional inquiries; Organize disaster videos and photos for current and future projects; assist with messaging campaigns across divisions; assist with Tribal education.
Lynnwood , WAFEMA Green 56/16/14 - 8/18/14FEMA-Region 10Assist with editing and formatting draft State Briefing Books; develop a report on the major natural hazards in FEMA Region 10; support the Washington State NW Community Emergency Response Team (CERT); support the Tribal Youth Preparedness Workshop.

 

Southwest Region FEMA - Denver, CO

The Southwest Region is currently in transition phase at this time. A new FEMA Corps class 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.
Forest Hills , NYFox 46/16/14 - 8/27/14FEMA-SRFO DR-4085-NYHazard Mitigation Team will assist JFO staff in Super Storm Sandy recovery efforts.
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 17/10/14 - 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 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.
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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