HIRING TOOLKIT (version 1.5)

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Use this form to hire an employee, contractor, or organization that you'd like to pay with funds held at The Ed Fund. We use your entries to form the contract document on our standard templates, and once all details are approved we circulate the contract to anyone who needs to sign it.

If you are contracting with an organization or contractor that's provided their own contract document, you'll have the opportunity to upload that later in the form.

Oakland Public Education Fund

To help your request move more quickly through the pipeline, please have the following available:

  • A thorough Job Description or Scope of Work that outlines the nature of the work to be performed

  • Information regarding work dates and hours

  • The worker’s contact information

  • Information about how the role will be funded

  • Any other details relevant to the work to be performed.

Please be as detailed as you can in making your request. If you need assistance regarding this form, please contact services@oaklandedfund.org and your client services manager will reach back out to you.

By clicking Agree below, you understand the following statements:

By clicking Agree below, you understand the following statements:
  • Submission of this information does not mean that you may hire a position. The Ed Fund must approve all positions and subsequent hires after a thorough review.
  • Due to the volume of requests we receive, please submit a toolkit well in advance of the work being required. You should expect up to a minimum of 10 business days to process your request. Delay may occur if any of the following clearances are not provided. (One or more may apply)  
    • W9
    • Negative TB Test 
    • LiveScan Clearance/ DOJ / Background Check
  • You will NOT allow a potential contractor or employee to begin work before receiving approval from the Ed Fund and without obtaining relevant clearances. Doing so will result in delays in their payment, or lack of coverage pertaining to certain work.
  • You will NOT hire site staff into a position covered under union contracts. By submitting this form you verify that this position is not included in the set of recognized positions currently covered under OUSD union contracts.