Employer Opportunities

Sewing Worker

The NC Department of Public Safety, through Correction Enterprises, the Inmate Construction Program and Community College training, prepares inmates in various trades involving hands-on, applied work experience. Hiring trained ex-offenders, an underutilized workforce, may be advantageous for your business.

Turn an Ex-Offender into an Excellent Employee

Why become an employer?

Work Opportunity Tax Credits

  • Businesses that hire workers with barriers to employment, including individuals with criminal records, may be eligible for a Federal Tax Credit up to $2,400 per qualifying employee.

Federal Bonding

  • Program encourages businesses to hire at-risk, hard-to-place job seekers by providing insurance policies that protect against employee theft or dishonesty. Bonds provide six months of coverage starting at $5,000; available at no cost to job applicant or employer and require no paperwork on the part of the employer.

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If you are interested in learning more about Correction Enterprises and how to hire these skilled workers, please contact our Job Placement Coordinator below.

CE Reentry Coordinator
2020 Yonkers Road, Raleigh, NC 27699-4240
Phone: 919-324-1314 / 800-241-0124
Fax: 919-324-6234

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The Hidden Workforce

Turning an ex-offender in to an excellent employee.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, through Correction Enterprises and the Inmate Construction Program trains inmates in various trades through hands-on applied work experience. Trained ex-offenders are an underutilized workforce. Hiring them may be advantageous for your business.