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Getting Ready for Opportunities in Work (G.R.O.W.)


Getting Ready for Opportunities in Work (G.R.O.W.) is a five-week program that includes individual one-week sessions. G.R.O.W. is an introduction to employment initiative for students living with a disability aged 14-22. It takes a hands-on approach through collaboration with local community partners and employers to expand students’ understanding of the workforce. The program features one-on-one job training, workshops on self-advocacy, tours of local workplaces, and more. Breakfast and lunch are provided. For more information about G.R.O.W., please get in touch with your local Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) office or email Monique Bell at monique.bell@bobbydodd.org.

2024 Dates

Gwinnett: June 3-7
Gwinnett: June 10-14
Gwinnett: June 17-21
Atlanta: June 24-28
OFF: July 1-5
Atlanta: July 8-12
Atlanta: July 15-19
Jonesboro: July 15-19
Jonesboro: July 22-26

Testimonials from our participants

"Really appreciate the staff and the G.R.O.W. Program!!! Excellent job!!"
"If possible, the program could be improved by having the kids do another week."
"The staff goes above and beyond helping the kids, and it’s a great program!​"
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