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Below you will find felon friendly companies and jobs for felons in Oregon. Please note that every company listed is a felon friendly employer but exact policies vary per position and/or location. We are always working on expand our list of companies that hire felons. If you have any job leads for us please notify our organization, Help for Felons.

List of Jobs for Felon in Oregon

Please remember that we have many other pages of felon friendly job resources in addition to this page. Here are just a few:

Staffing Agency Jobs

Staffing agencies can be a great resource for felons seeking jobs. At times these agencies may have a company they are staffing for that will not require a background check which is great for you. There are no guarantees but it is well worth your time to talk to these staffing and temp agencies and see if they have any felon friendly clients.

Legit Work From Home Jobs

UpWork – Upwork is a great platform for freelancers to connect with employers. There are NO BACKROUND CHECKS… ALL JOBS FOR FELONS! Almost anyone can find work on upwork. Some of the skills needed are as follows;

  • Virtual assistants
  • Writers
  • Editors
  • Developers
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Graphic Design
  • Music
  • Marketing
  • Much More

Office Jobs


Job Resources for Felons in Oregon

WorkSource Oregon – WorkSource is a great resource for felons seeking jobs. Find a local center near you. They offer a host of resources including but not limited to;

  • Finding Jobs
  • Job Fairs
  • Veterans Services
  • Resume Help
  • Computer Access
Felony Expungement – In a number of states it is possible to have your felony conviction either expunged or sealed. Imagine having your record swiped clean! Learn more here.

Background Check Limits for Felons in Oregon

It is important to understand that some states have laws regarding how far back a criminal background check can go. Unfortunately Oregon does not limit how far back an employer can do a felony background check. Here are the laws in other states.

Twelve states do not allow any felony conviction information older than seven years to be reported.

  • California
  • Colorado*
  • Kansas*
  • Maryland*
  • Massachusetts
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire*
  • New York *
  • Texas *
  • Washington*

(* exceptions based on pay/salary)

Some states will not report court cases where you were found NOT guilty: Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Alaska, California, New York and Michigan.

These states will report an unlimited numbers of years back of felony convictions and also report NOT guilty verdicts: Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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