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Grocery Shopper - Instacart - Earn Upto $13/hr!

Posted On: 2021-06-21 (valid until 2021-12-31)

Location(s): Abingdon, VA, 24211

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PART_TIME CONTRACTOR

About the job

Are you looking for a part-time or full-time gig? Earn extra with Instacart - Work on your own schedule, Earn on your schedule.

Instacart shoppers pick and deliver the items ordered to the customer’s doorstep. Instacart has been providing services to bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to the consumers of the U.S. and Canada. Shoppers get a digital grocery list and locate them within the neighborhood and then deliver them to the customer’s desired location.

Shoppers get a digital shopping list from customers then avail themselves of those items at an area grocery, as early as possible at the customer's door with the products.

WHAT IS INSTACART AND WHY IS IT SO DESIRABLE?

Instacart is a North American leader in grocery delivery and is one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. The online platform was founded in 2012 and has since then hired many shoppers to assist their customer’s shop and deliver groceries and other items at their doorsteps. Instacart attempts at making grocery delivery effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone. Technology gives customers access to their favorite stores online so that they can order groceries from anywhere. Full-service shoppers get these orders via an app on their smartphone, then shop and deliver groceries to the customer’s door.

Instacart is trying to find great people to hitch the delivery team who will thrive in a fast-paced and complex environment. You can start earning quickly and shop on your schedule. Shop and deliver the customer’s order and get to know your community by delivering to new and familiar areas. Apply now and earn per your own schedule!

IF YOU LOVE SHOPPING FOR GROCERIES...SHOP AND DELIVER WITH INSTACART!!! EARN MORE!!

Instacart offers you the role of Full-Service shopper. You can work per your own schedule...work as little or as often you wish to! Full-service shoppers are independent contractors and use the Instacart platform to shop and deliver the products ordered by the customers. A full-service shopper has lots of flexibility—you are free to choose which batches you’d like to shop for, with no limit on how many batches you can fulfill. You are free to keep all the tips. And you will also get to earn through promotions in Instacart.

Following are the basic requirements to be fulfilled as a full-service shopper —

  • If you want to be a shopper, your minimum age required is 18.
  • You must pass the eligibility criteria to work in the U.S. or Canada.
  • A smartphone with Android 5.0 or later, iOS 9 or later is required.
  • A functioning and registered vehicle in the name of the shopper.
  • Legitimate Vehicle insurance, under your name.
  • Physically fit and healthy enough to lift 30+ pounds.
  • Following Instacart’s food safety policies and protocols is necessary.
  • There are several parts which require in order to make payment for batches:

  • A variable base payment for delivery.
  • A variable incentive payment to encourage the shopper to accept the order.
  • Mileage reimbursement at or slightly above the federal mileage reimbursement rate.
  • An optional tip added at the customer’s discretion.
  • Want to be a full-service shopper, then you must fulfill the following requirements -

  • If you want to be a shopper, your minimum age should be 18.
  • You must pass the eligibility criteria to work in the U.S. or Canada.
  • A smartphone with Android 5.0 or later, iOS 9 or later is required.
  • A functioning, registered vehicle in the name of the shopper.
  • Legitimate Vehicle insurance, under your name.
  • Physically fit and healthy enough to lift 30+ pounds.
  • Following Instacart’s food safety policies and protocols.
  • What are the responsibilities of a shopper?

  • You have to go through the order details and avail the maximum ordered products as possible.
  • You are required to help and provide the customers with certain products.
  • Maintaining good communication skills is also required while responding to the calls.
  • Handpick the products ordered in accordance with the list and ensure they are rightly placed in the cart.
  • Pack the order to be delivered and place them in your vehicle.
  • Make sure to take negative feedback into account and handle it according to the company’s policies.
  • Deliver the orders to the customer’s location.
  • Follow all the safety protocols.
  • Use customer feedback for improvement.
  • Collect cash and tender and receipts.
  • You must handle all the exchanges and returns, following the company’s set of rules and regulations.
  • Create and maintain logs of the interaction with the customers that are to be done on a daily basis.
  • FAQs:

    1)What is the basic role of an Instacart shopper?

    Shoppers receive customer orders through the Instacart app, and then they shop and avail accepted orders at customers' preferred stores and deliver them to their doors.

    2)How much can an Instacart shopper make?

    A shopper is free to choose the number of hours. Salary is totally dependent upon it i.e. hourly basis. You receive weekly pay.

    3)Do I have to pay for groceries myself?

    No. Shoppers receive a payment card from the company and they are supposed to use it for shopping for groceries.

    4)What are the requirements to become an Instacart shopper?

    If you want to work as a shopper, you must be the age of 18 or above. You must be able to carry 40lbs of weight and have your own personal car. You are also required to get through the background check.

    5)Does Instacart cover the mileage?

    Yes. Instacart covers the estimated mileage. One can deduct the work-related mileage from the taxable income.

    6)How much time is taken in the procedure with all the background checks?

    It takes approximately 10 business days to get done with all the procedural aspects. Though it can take less or more too.

    7)Is working for Instacart worth it?

    If you are looking to earn per your own schedule, love grocery shopping, and have a vehicle of your own, then Instacart is worth giving a shot.

    8)Do Instacart pay when there’s no order?

    Instacart only pays when you shop and deliver.

    9)What documents are required by Instacart?

    You must have a government-issued/verified driver’s license and must also show your social security number.

    10)What time do Instacart hours start?

    Instacart working hours start from 9 in the morning. Instacart also provides late-night delivery services.