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Ex-Offender Resume Sample

The Ex-offender Resume example given here shows how the person who has changed his way makes the worst of his experience work for him.

This sample of Ex-offender Resume also show how the applicant:

  • words a delicate issue nicely  in this ex-offender resume

  • uses action statement to highlight useful experience

The ex-offender resume example is organized in functional form transforming an unfortunate experience into a positive and optimistic career.


James Con

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To apply my extensive first-hand experience in career and crisis counseling of ex-offender and probationers in helping them to strengthen their lives and make a positive adjustment to society. 

(Note : The objective of this ex-offender resume is how a delicate issue can be worded nicely)


(Note : Clever use of action statement to highlight experience in this sample ex-offender resume)




  • Counseling : Considerable experience as a result of over 300 one-on-one counseling with ex-offender in the areas of career assessment and alcohol and drug abuse.

  • Program Design : Initiated, designed and implemented a career planning workshop that resulted in nearly 220 probationary attendees participating with over 50% landing jobs within 6 months of program's completion.

  • Leadership : Headed up Prison Reform Board, a 16-member state organization designed to improve prison condition and treatment of inmates.

  • Human Relation : Developed reputation in working with diverse ethnic/neighborhood groups to encourage probationary individuals to avail themselves of counseling.

  • Management : Lead counselor over 9 other counselors in evening Crisis Intervention Center.  During 14 months as lead counselor, center handled over 4,000 phone calls and 1,900 walk-ins requiring assistance.



B.S. Degree to be obtain 6/91, Cleveland State University

Major in Guidance and Counseling .



Outstanding references available on request.

(Note : Vital under these circumstances)

Ex-offender resume sample provided in functional form effectively transforming an unfortunate experience into positive and optimistic resume.


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