AmeriCorps NCCC Deploys 48 Teams Across Nation

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AmeriCorps NCCC teams serving across 24 states to address a wide scope of housing, food insecurity, conservation and community needs

Washington, DC, July 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, announces the deployment of 48 AmeriCorps NCCC teams to 24 states. The deployments began in April, with several more slated to run through August to improve infrastructure, preserve sensitive habitats, rebuild homes after natural disasters, and combat food insecurity.  

AmeriCorps NCCC is one of many programs under the AmeriCorps umbrella. AmeriCorps members serving with AmeriCorps NCCC are 18 to 26 years old and serve full-time on teams of about 10. Each team travels to a series of different 6- to 12-week projects in different places during their 10-month term, bringing a burst of energy and productivity to the community organizations they serve.  

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Teams are addressing a wide range of service projects, including financial assistance, conservation, home security, youth camp and education initiatives, renovating an indigenous cultural community center, restoring habitat, mitigating ecological and community fuel risks, and much more.  

“The AmeriCorps NCCC team is proud of the work accomplished by our teams and community partners over the past quarter, as well as the exciting service opportunities on the horizon,” said Ken Goodson, Director, AmeriCorps NCCC. “We’re equally excited that young adults answer the call to service, joining the AmeriCorps NCCC program to serve alongside other young adults committed to making our country a better place for all. I’m inspired by their dedication and look forward to seeing their numerous contributions and accomplishments in the weeks and months ahead.”  

“For 30 years, AmeriCorps NCCC has represented hope and healing” said Michael D. Smith, CEO, AmeriCorps. “Wherever NCCC teams go, they bring a spirit of service and resilience, often in the face of the most difficult challenges communities and families have ever faced. I am continually inspired by their commitment and willingness to serve I am deeply proud of their courage and the impact they will make on communities across the country.”  

NCCC Teams Deployed or Deploying With:  

  • Allegany County Land Bank Corporation – Wellsville, Ny. 
  • Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity, Evergreen, Colo. 
  • Borderlands Restoration Network – Patagonia, Ariz. 
  • Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco – Camp Mendocino – Fort Bragg, Calif. 
  • Boys and Girls Club of Topeka – Topeka, Kan. 
  • Bridger Teton National Forest – Jackson, Wyo. 
  • Bureau of Land Management – Ukiah, Calif. 
  • Camp Fire Southeast Michigan – Holly, Mich. 
  • Camp Sacramento – Twin Bridge, Calif. 
  • Catholic Charities of Acadiana – Lafayette, La. 
  • Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies – Homer, Ark. 
  • Cobblestone Farms – Fayetteville, Ark. 
  • Concrete Couch – Colorado Springs, Colo. 
  • DNREC – Delaware State Parks –Northern – Wilmington, Del. 
  • Elkton Community Education Center – Elkton, Ore. 
  • Emergency Food Bank of Stockton – Stockton, Calif. 
  • Food Bank of Central and NE MO – Columbia, Mo. 
  • Fremont Habitat for Humanity – Fremont, Neb. 
  • Frontier Housing – Morehead, Ky. 
  • Girl Scouts of Alaska – Wasilla, Ark. 
  • Girl Scouts of Northern California – Pescadero, Calif. 
  • Girl Scouts of NE Ohio – Kinsman, Ohio. 
  • Girl Scouts of Western OK – Marlow, Okla. 
  • The Good Deed Project – Elko, Nev. 
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region – Charlotte, N.C. 
  • Habitat for Humanity of La Plata County – Bayfield, Colo. 
  • Habitat for Humanity serving Winona County – Winona, Minn. 
  • HFH Greater Newburgh – Newburgh, Ny. 
  • HFH of the Eastern Bighorns – Sheridan, Wyo. 
  • Havasupai Elementary School – Supapi, Ariz. 
  • HUD Northwest Office of Native American Programs – Nespelem, Wash. 
  • IOCC – Marshall County, Ky. 
  • James 4-H Cam – Prescott Valley, Ariz. 
  • Lake Fort Smith State Park – Mountainburg, Ark. 
  • Light House for the Blind and Visually Impaired – Napa, Calif. 
  • Metro Lutheran Ministry – Kansas City, Mo. 
  • Mosaic in Action – Pearland, Texas. 
  • Not Forgotten Outreach – Taos, N.M. 
  • Pierce Conservation District – Puyallup, Wash. 
  • Plumas Rural Services – Greenville, Calif. 
  • Recovering Oklahomans After Disaster – Oklahoma City, Okla. 
  • Southern Arkansas University – Magnolia, Ark. 
  • Storytime Village – Wichita, Kan. 
  • Tongass National Forest, USFS – Yakutat, Alaska. 
  • Tuolumne River Trust – Groveland, Calif. 
  • Village of Santa Clara – Santa Clara, N.M.  
  • Western Wildlife Corridor – Cincinnati, Ohio. 
  • Westwind Stewardship Group – Otis, Ore. 
  • YMCA of Northern Utah – Kamas, Utah. 
  • Yolo Food Bank – Woodland, Calif. 

Learn more: AmeriCorps NCCC Deployment Reports | AmeriCorps  

Since 2000, AmeriCorps NCCC teams have assisted more than 20 million people in disaster areas, recruited or coordinated nearly 1 million volunteers, assisted more than 33,000 veterans, served more than 6 million meals, protected more than 1.6 million acres of land through firefighting and fire management, and so much more. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.  

For the past three decades, AmeriCorps alumni, members and volunteers have become the next generation’s thought leaders, innovators and changemakers in global corporations, national social good organizations and public service fields. More than 1.3 million Americans and hundreds of thousands more AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers of all backgrounds have followed in their footsteps since then, providing billions of hours of results-driven service across each of the 50 states and US territories. 

CONTACT: National Service Press Office AmeriCorps (202) 766-2848 [email protected] 

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