How do I hire freelancers on Work for Impact?

Once you've posted a job on Work for Impact you'll start receiving proposals from freelancers who are interested in working with you.

Follow the steps below to review your proposals and choose a freelancer for your project.

  1. Got to My Jobs: Click "My Jobs" at the top of the page.
  2. Go to Job Postings: Click "Job Postings" to view all of your current job postings.
  3. Review Your Proposals: Click on the job you want to hire for to review your proposals.
  4. Create a Shortlist of Your Top Candidates: We recommend you review all of your proposals and create a list of your top 3 - 5 candidates who you feel are best suited for the job.
  5. Message Your Candidates: Click on the envelope icon in the top right corner of a proposal to message a freelancer that you're interested in. You can ask them additional questions and schedule a voice or video call to interview them further.
  6. Send an Offer: Once you've chosen the freelancer you'd like to work with, click on the "Send Offer" button in the top right corner of their proposal.
  7. Propose Terms for the Contract: For hourly contracts, you'll need to enter your desired rate, set a weekly limit for how many hours a freelancer can work in a week, and a start date. For fixed-price contracts, enter the amount you'd like to pay for the project/milestone, the start date, and at least one milestone for the project. You can add additional milestones if you like. Click "Send Offer" once you're happy with the terms you've entered.
  8. Wait for a Response: Freelancers can either accept or decline your job offer.
  9. Begin Work: Once your freelancer accepts your job offer your contract will commence and you can begin working on the project.