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Does Goodwill Hire Felons?

Yes. Goodwill hire felons. There is very strong possibility that Goodwill hire people with felonies - but it's mostly on a case-by-case basis and it depends on the location, type of felony, or how far back it was. The followings are the favorable factors:

  • 👍 Goodwill has posted job vacancies in felon friendly job boards in the past
  • 👍 Some jobs from Goodwill mention that they accept applications from ex-offenders

Here are the unsupporting factors:

  • 👎 Goodwill is not one of the employers that signed the Fair Chance Business Pledge
  • 👎 Some job postings from Goodwill mentioned background check requirement

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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)

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Senior Leadership (2.9)

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Career Opportunities (3.0)

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