How To Figure Out What Jobs Hire Sex Offenders
Here is an easy way to figure out what jobs hire sex offenders in your area.
Please review your state laws before doing the following. This may be illegal in some states. If you choose to do so you are doing so at your own risk. We take no responsibility for your actions.
Now this may not be a way to tell exactly every company that will hire a sex offenders but more along the lines of who has a sex offender hired. Yes this is how a sex offender can look for a job. Now there may not be anything good about the sex offender registry but however this information is priceless. If you want a job then start looking at the sex offender registry. There are most likely sex offenders in your area who have jobs. Just start clicking through every single sex offender in your area and write down what their work address. Then go into google and type the address in. This will help you figure out what the company is. You can then go apply at these places. If you do not get hired it won’t be because you are a sex offender.
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60 thoughts on “How To Figure Out What Jobs Hire Sex Offenders”
They do not list work addresses in Florida. My adjudication is withheld and I still can’t seem to find a job.
Are you in any sex offender therapy groups? If not call up these places that offer the group sessions. The people that run these will have some ideas and things that other sex offenders have done to find work. Florida is a tough state for sex offenders. I would personally try to get hired with a contractor and just not bring up the sex offense unless its completely mandatory. Having a temporary job while you look for a more permanent solution is always a plus. Also you could look up sex offenders in another state. If they are hired at companies that are also in your area this may give you a job lead. Just keep trying and look your best and you will get lucky soon enough.
I went to school, got a great job…until they ran my background chek. I was immediately fired. I am post supervision, so I have no requirement nor use for therapy. I never committed the crime I was accusex of anyway, so…the court ordered “therapy” was a waste of time, much like the whole sex offender registry business these days. Considering a move to another state or country. Canada sounds nice. In the mean time, gearing up for more college and maybe a stab at disability.
Disability for what?
“Are you in any sex offender therapy groups? If not call up these places that offer the group sessions.”
Where does someone find these groups? It;s not like there is a category in the Yellow Pages for “Sex Offender Therapy Groups”. 😉
When I first moved to WV more than a decade ago, my USPO required me to see a clinical psychologist as a condition of accepting my supervised release. I finished with him quite a few years ago, and he has since passed away. At that time, the only group sessions he ran were in the Maryland prison that he worked part time.
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Good state unlike this no good for nothing Virginia they. want all sex offenders poor and living on the streets they call all sex offenders child molesters they even used women compliance officers instead of troopers.Cal Al
After 2 years of unemployment, I went to community college and got a commercial drivers license. I applied to over 100 firms and no one hired me, then I found a small company on Craigslist who hired me to drive roll-on, roll-off trucks. I’m happy and relieved to finally have a job. Three other sex offenders work where I do, so it IS possible to find a job. Hang in there. Please don’t give up.
On average it is hard for many to get a job without the 2 years experience needed for most. Its the insurance companies fault most of the time. This is not a sex offender only issue. It affects those without felonies as well.
Hey Steve, I was wondering what college did you go to to get your cdl? I’m trying to get my cdl a and keep hitting roadblocks for it. How much was school and can I use fafsa for it? Thank you for your time.
Jersey, Goodwill has a cdl class and offers scholarships too.
What college did you go to steve? I am interested in getting my cdl but am having trouble. Can I use fafsa to get it?
No trucking company will hire you even with 10 CDLS.
This is simply not true, your mentality is the only thing stopping you from success. We are blocking any further comments from you that do not help other sex offenders.
Just got out of prison and was working with In a week in Virginia. I do day labor and have no iissus and yes I have had a back ground check. No the unknown tip for all. You can work for the feds or statw with a SO charge. Currently I’m a flgman making 13.00hr with an offer from vdot for 21 when I get home from halfway house. This is entertaining level. I have also been offered a printer repair job at 20hr ND the TSA has approved my TWIC, which also lets me be eligible for being a TSA agent as well as working on the docks. I’m a low end offender but it I only takes one for change for CDL there in Carolina cargo and east west, well train you and have you driving for them a week after you pass. I know the boss’s SIL from prison.
I came across this website because I am trying desperately to help my recently released nephew find the help he needs to secure a job. He lives in the Fayetteville, NC. area with a friend that was nice enough to help him but finding a job has been rough for him. It breaks my heart that I live in the Maryland area and I can’t help him as much as I would like but being that I am the only family that is willing to help him and that has a heart, I feel I can not let him down. If you or anyone in this chat can offer any advice to me so that I may pass It on to him I would be more than appreciative. Thank you in advance!
It was possible for YOU to find a job. We aren’t seeing any change because the message is, “if you get lucky enough, you’ll find a job.”
Just make sure you read before you do this. In many states it is a felony for a sex offender to go on the sex offender registry website, no joke. If that is your situation, have a friend or family member do this for you instead.
Good idea for states that force you to list occupation on the site though! Also, don’t forget some people get jobs via referral and not a cold hire, the human touch goes a long way. So this isn’t fool proof.
Best of luck to everyone out there trying to live.
Hardworker,need job,can most jobs,construction ,restuarant,lawn work,
Pay is not a question .
Like Ben in Florida, West Virginia also does not list work addresses on the public registry. I recently had my annual verification with the State Police, and asked the Trooper who has been responsible for the Sex Offense Unit for the past several years if there was any way that he could provide me with the information, and why I wanted it. Although he thought it was a good idea, he wasn’t sure if he could comply. That conversation was more than two weeks ago, so I’m not holding my breath.
Good idea but some states like Texas have removed that informtion to protect the company. Some registries have very poor information keeping and its real hard to get info, unless 3/4 of all the people don’t have work which may be the case. Then again lots of people don’t report their jobs if they are not on supervision.
Thanks for the advice.
Good idea. To make the search easier highlight the address, right click and select “search google for.” I know this works in firefox and chrome, anyway.
I am an employment consultant (job coach) who specializes in working with individuals who are not only sex offenders but also have developmental disabilities. At the moment I only have one SO on my case load but am looking for any advice on where to start. I guess my main question is- how do you approach an employer in the first place? When and what do you say? Do you try to introduce yourself first and disclose the information or do you just put it on the app and hope it doesn’t get looked past? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
I found in my past experience that marking the box on the application only gets your application overlooked right away. Not marking it allows you to interview, and hopefully, shine well enough to be hired. After I was hired by one business, she found my background and fired me instantly. I worked with her for 3 years and gained enough experience to be hired pretty quickly by her competitor. I was with this current company for 7 years. He found out my background at the first year and allowed me to explain myself and my circumstance. He chose to keep me employed, and I flourished in the position and was promoted to a higher position. I do not make it a point to check that box on the application for employment or housing. Most of the time I have been able to show them my worth and my trustworthiness before they find out, and I have – so far – been lucky enough to retain my residence and my job.
Checking the box does not automatically disqualify you for some jobs. Some companies do not even look at the applications until during the interview. These places are usually factories. If you decide not to check the box, keep in mind that if asked, you should be honest. Like the man said, he was fired after they found out. Everyone place is different and the company that fired him was at a loss in this case.
Hi, my son got accused as SO, crime was a victimless internet sting. ,NOW he on 8 years of probation, can’t live on his house due a park city limit. He is a CPL US MARINE, serve this country , went to IRAQ, 70% disability, under meds, and got no home, no place to live, no j0b, HAVE you any website, that I could get a information about jobs for SO.?
I’m hoping you know about the incarceration speech and how to explain your past and where your headed in the future. I was teaching the offender employment series before budget cuts a few years back. I help guys and gals everyday at our WorkSource office find employment no matter what the back ground is. I know its hard to find the one employer who is willing to give u a chance but they are out there. It’s more then likely a survival job for now but it will get you experience for finding that career job later on. I tell my guys to mark the box yes will discuss at interview. When they get the interview – we practice the incarceration speech prior to them going and do mock interviews. One of the things I tell everyone is to remember we want to go from what happened as a negative to a positive as in what we can offer the company today. I also make sure our guys are prepared with the state bonding paper work to help with insurance when needed. I work at the local WorkSource office in Washington State. Its not impossible to find a job and move on but it seems that way at times. There is not offender friendly list of employers in the area but I do know employers that give 2nd chances and I’m sure if you go to the local WorkSource offices in your state they should have someone knows your area also. Again sorry not a great answer but its the truth, there is hope and help to find it.
I have found that being up front to the company shows your integrity and they appreciate that. Instead it’s the freaking LAWS (at least in GA) that prevent an offender from getting hired. I’m looking into filing a DISCRIMINATION suit against the state, cuz you’ve got drug offenders that DON’T have any employment or residence restrictions like sex offenders do!!! I commend you Sir for helping offenders find employment. Just be careful, the LAW may not see your actions as so kind and may try and see you up on some BS charge. I say let’s check their home computers and phones and see what THEY’RE looking at!!!
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I am giving up. When I was 23 (15 years ago) I dated this nice girl who was 19. Then I found out she was 16. Somehow, she can lie to me and ruin my life and she’s the victim. Here I am, 15 years later, barely living. I’ve not ate in 2 days. I can’t find work where I can make enough to pay bills. I pay my child support, and what I can on rent, then I’m broke. I have a 9 year old daughter who will miss me, but I am tired of suffering. I am tired of in and out of jail for all these damn rules for something I did at 23; unknowingly at that.
Tonight, I die.
Are you okay?
It is hard out there. my son also on that list, similar situation. girl who was 6 months pregnant with someone elses baby lied about her age. she is now married and has two children and my son has nothing. to die is a last resort but I am sure you havent tried everything. keep trying. Do you have parent or sisters or brothers? Maybe they can help.
My son will be getting out of prison soon from North Dakota. Where can he get help for housing and employment? He is a sex offender
I have had to stick to staffing agencies since none of the places i have applied to have even called me back. I was hired by Ryder warehouse until it came back that i am a SO. I drive a forklift making $12.00 and cant get hired on by a place where i am in no contact with anyone under 18. i even got denied by Little Ceasar’s
They do not list work address here in KY.
It’s a great idea, but in Texas the employment address is not listed either. I did my sentence day for day and have never been nor am I required to be on any type of supervision. My reporting office tells me they have no resources available for employers who hire sex offenders. I am disabled so I cannot work any job which requires me to stand or perform manual labor. In essence, I have to have a desk job. Over 25 years in IT work, so there are lots of jobs I am capable of working from a desk. I do know from experience, I am not any good at sales or bill collecting.
If you’re disabled then you should be getting disability and so you’re all set, right?
I am 4o year SO in Denver Colorado. I am having a very difficult time in Denver trying to find any type of work. I am sick and tired of automatically being discriminated against. My crime was a victimless internet sting. I am beyond frustrated. I paid my price and now being free of probation/treatment I do not feel free at all. Looking for any assistance I can find.
Was it Michael and Cassandra Harris of Jefferson County, Colorado? Email me at [email protected]
In California, it is a felony for any Sex Offender, required to register pursuant to Penal Code 290, to access any Internet medium that has information on registered sex offenders, including but not limited to Megan’s Law. Therefore this information is a one way ticket to prison, not a job.
Any places in Massachusetts that hire s.o.
Searching the registry for sexoffenders job locations will get you a felony in California and several other states even if you have finished your sentence and any parole required. My conviction was 24 years ago, against my stepmother, and non contact but I’ve been turned down by everyone including telephone customer service with Home Depot. The bonding and other federal programs are great it theory but must be used within the first year after release. Great idea but then a guy is dumped and on his own.
When will the world finally realize that we are people too. We too deserve the chance to live and be happy. How many end up back in jail or prison because it’s the only place with a roof over their head and 3 meals a day. Society need’s to at the very least give us a chance to fail. My offence was 17 years ago and ended up back in jail not for another sex offence but because I had pictures of my family and friends kids. How stupid is that (when and why woukd b they make that stupid law?). I just want to live and be left alone.. is that too much to ask. Still can’t find more than a part time janitor job. Can hardly pay 1/2 the rent living with family, can’t find or afford my own place and bairly feed myself. Getting to the end of my rope.
What companies would hire a sex offender in Springfield ma or near springfield ma like chicopee or holyoke ma?please contact me at [email protected]
Self employment is the only way. All this talk about college is a waste of time. It’s getting a job AFTER college. It doesn’t matter if you have a phd. A LOT of s.o’s have degrees. Sure you might get some low wage job at some company who won’t bother to check your background, but once you’re there and you get asked things like “are you on facebook” or you make a friend and they do what everyone does and googles you or you get a ride and they look up your address on Mapquest, you’re toast. No company wants the newspaper headline to read “Company hires Sex Offenders.” You will be found out at your job at some point whether a customer or someone sees your drivers license or whatever – it’s all a matter of time and they will not want to take such a risk to their reputation and business. Having a spouse or family support you while you do all the “other” work that life requires is what I do. Make yourself invaluable to the entire family by learning how to do all the home repairs, car repairs, raising kids, cooking, cleaning, shopping, spending time finding ways to get things on the cheap – that’s how i earn my keep among several family members and i’m busy! Otherwise it’s Disability benefits or self employment is your only hope. Stop the whining and the humiliation of trying to force employers to hire you. They won’t. Sex Offenders are the main reason why they even have background checks in the first place! Who do you think they’re looking for?
Again, this mentality is what is stopping sex offenders from moving past their circumstance. There are a few sex offenders who monitor this site that are college educated and make more money than their non sex offender peers.
I agree. I’ve been a sex offender since 2013 and have already had a number of jobs. The trick is to be honest about your history from the beginning, but don’t volunteer the information. We have to look ten times harder for jobs than even the average convicted felon does, but most employers who’ve turned me down didn’t do so themselves. It usually was a decision by their supervisor. I was able to explain my situation and I also find it helps to explain that my crime EVEN IF I STILL HAD DESIRES would not and could not effect my job performance. There are also benefits to hiring a sex offender. 1) We have such a hard time getting a job that we are more likely to work harder to save the lucky break we got. 2) We can agree to accept slightly lesser pay saving the company money. I plan to try this the first chance I get.
I don’t pander to these worn out excuses that people have. I’ve had 4 jobs with full disclosure since I got out in 2013 and was accepted to two schools. I’m about to get my Associate’s degree and I have 3 interviews next week. Stop making excuses and just buckle down and work a little harder until things change for us.
you’re right, i just need to “buckle down” and work a little harder. I guess i’m just lazy. it’s not luck that you guys found a job, it’s that i’m too lazy. ok thanks for the help.
Rent a cdl truck if money or grant not available. Plenty of small AMD medium trucking companies hire SOs. Plenty. Me and a friend, who is still on parole, know first hand. Won’t find better pay anywhere.
you’re right, it’s my bad attitude that’s the problem.
I am a sexoffender, and i want sex job can you suggest me how may i apply there.!
i’m here 24 hours any body want sex, Email me. i am 20 years old
My husband is a registered sex offender. The offense (attempted sexual assault) happened in the 90s but he just got out of prison in 2012 and had 5 years probation. I do everything. He had been unemployed for about a year and a half. We live in NC and at first he was doing construction but he hurt himself and can’t do heavy labor like that anymore. Then he was unemployed for about a year and found a delivery driver job but that ended a year and a half ago. He has applied to temp jobs, warehouse, maintenance, custodian, dishwasher, etc. and he just cannot seem to find a job anymore. We even researched which companies hire RSOs and none of them hired him. We are struggling as I have to cover everything, including his $11,000 restitution, but I only bring home $28,600 a year which isn’t much when you factor in my student loans, a car loan, his medical bills, revolving debt, and credit card bills. Does anyone have any ideas at all how he as a RSO can find work in NC?
I live in Maine, and this state seems to be more “relaxed” as far as the SO living situation goes. Of course it all depends on the city/county. I work as a Flagger, and there are temp agencies that also hire lots of people who are on the SOR. Ive been at this current job for 3 years, year round flagging… And 2 years before that I was with a temp agency as a Flagger. I want a better job however I don’t want the letdown and the same goes with living situation, both in apartments and a “partner’… I don’t celebrate any holidays or birthdays anymore because underage ppl will attend, and I don’t want to be a burden. I don’t have any real friends and family, I don’t talk to anymore… I was trying to think positive while writing this, but who cares about a felon sex offender tbh, ive tried at getting a apartment and people go all crazy, had this one person cuss me out. Had one potential employer say they wanted to hire me but didnt want their store defaced. I should have done drugs like everyone else, and I’d get all the help in the world. Rant over.
hey guys here is what needs to happen. If a company will not hire a sex offender we need to get 800000 sex offenders and theyre families to quit useing them when they realize this stupidity is going to cost them a lot of money they may change theyre opinion target will not hire sex offenders home depot is in the air
I am a S.O. and have been off of supervision now for 2 years and still have 13 more years to register I live in WI and have a job making 19.53 per hour with lots of overtime the way I got my job is….my brother and his boss the group leader for the position I have now asked the supervisor to get me in there and give me a chance. With that I also had to call the place on a weekly basis for a year but I did end up getting a job there and after working there for three and a half years I now make $19.53 per hour. I drive a forklift and unload trailers of product physically by hand. As far as I know we cannot Network socially over the Internet however we do have a network in our family and our close friends who can help us get to where we want to be. we just need to take initiative and be motivated. it’s not necessarily the job that I wanted but I’m making good money and I’m making a living. If anybody needs support or help you can email me at [email protected]
I will do what I can
Be very careful following the advice of this article. There are two issues that I can see coming up with this. One: it may be illegal in your state/county for a sex offender to even view the registry (I know, sounds stupid, but true.) Secondly, I have encountered situations where people in my S.O. group work at a place, but they (or the temp agency they use for staffing) say they don’t hire sex offenders. Sometimes it depends on which manager/HR person you end up talking to. I have never made a big deal of it because I didn’t want to cause trouble for the other S.O. that already has a job at a place that turns me down.