Great Opportunities (GO) Program

The Great Opportunities (GO) program is a youth development program designed to help assist young adults between the ages of 16-24 years old with the education and exposure needed to embark on a path toward college or a career. This program provides the education, employment and experience to be successful.

Throughout the past 10 years, BGCC has placed more than 700 teen members in employment, post-secondary education, internships and training opportunities through this program. For more than the past 20 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago’s Youth Development Services has provided opportunities to hundreds of youth. We help youth members enrolled in high school, recent high school graduates, and those without high school diplomas achieve post-secondary and career goals. It is our pleasure to teach, train and elevate our city’s next workforce.

Resume Workshops

Job Readiness Training

Employment Leads


Drop-Out Prevention

Financial Aid

What We Offer

The GO Program offers a number of events and classes to help set you up for success when it comes to getting into college or a job. Contact Victoria Dorris at to find more information and to start your GO Program journey.


Reach out to Case Managers

Contact Victoria Dorris at to find out more information and to set up a meeting with a case manager. Or you can complete our interest form.

Determine a path

During a meeting with one of our case managers, we will together determine what path is best for you and what timeline works for your situation.

Attend Events, Seminars

Once you enter our program we offer a number of events to attend as well as schedule frequent status meeting that will set you up for success for the path you are on.

James R. Jordan
Boys & Girls Club

2102 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, 60612 | 312-226-2323

Linda and Bill Gantz 
Boys & Girls Club

2915 N. Leavitt Street
Chicago, 60618 | 872-802-3846

Bartlett J. McCartin Club
Boys & Girls Club

3400 S. Emerald Avenue
Chicago, 60616 | 773-927-7373

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