I just signed up as an independent contractor. How do I get started?

Thanks for joining Work for Impact! We're happy to have you on board, and we look forward to working with you.

We want to make sure you have everything you need to be successful on our platform, so here are a few tips to help you get started:

Complete Your Profile

Before sending out any proposals, we recommend that you complete your independent contractor profile. This includes adding a photo and filling in your bio, work history, education, impact goals, and personal goals.

Click here for more information on how to set up your profile.

Verify Your Skills

Verifying your skills will let the clients know that you have, indeed, knowledge and/or experience in that area and will make your profile more appealing.

Click here for more information on how to verify your skills.

Search for Jobs

Once your profile is complete, you're ready to start searching for jobs. Our wide range of filters and options allows you to quickly find available jobs that meet your criteria and are related to your skill set.

Click here for more information on how to search for jobs.

Send Proposals

When you find a job you're interested in applying for, you can submit a proposal. In your proposal, you'll be able to tell the client how you can help them with their project. You'll also be asked to include your proposed rate. If a client is interested in your proposal, they'll reach out to you through the platform's messaging feature.

Click here for more information on how to send a proposal.

Join the Work for Impact Community

The Work for Impact Community forum is a great place to talk to other independent contractors and users, ask questions about the platform, and make new friends.

Click here to join the conversation.