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Does Goodwill Hire Felons?

There are 70% possibility that Goodwill hire people with felonies. Here are the reasons why:

  • Goodwill might have posted job vacancies in felon friendly job boards in the past.
  • Some people mentioned through comments, reviews that Goodwill hire felons.
  • Some jobs from Goodwill mention that they accept applications from ex-offenders.
  • Certain job descriptions from Goodwill mentioned background check requirement.

However this does not mean that Goodwill will definitely hire you, so do not get disappointed and discouraged when you get rejected. What the policy means is that Goodwill will not discriminate against you based on your felony or misdemeanor.

We could not guarantee that the information above is 100% accurate since there might be changes in Goodwill hiring policy which makes our database outdated, or there are glitches in our program while scanning job descriptions.

Employee Reviews



Goodwill is one of the companies in the social assistance industry with job rating of 3.3 out of 5.0 from 5,740 reviews.

Overall (3.3)

Culture and Values (3.2)

Senior Leadership (2.9)

Compensation & Benefit (2.9)

Career Opportunities (3.0)

Worklife Balance (3.2)

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