Instacart Shopper - Delivery Driver - Now Hiring - Hiring Immediately

Instacart Shoppers

Posted On: 2021-02-25 (valid until 2021-03-31)

Location(s): Abingdon, VA, 24210


Salary: --


About the job

As a shopper, you'll pick and deliver the things that customers want and get paid for it. Instacart’s delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers within the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Customers order groceries from their favorite local stores, and Shoppers handpick the things and deliver the order to them.


Instacart is the North American leader in grocery delivery. They attempt to assist make grocery delivery effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone. Instacart is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunities for independent contractors. Instacart considers qualified individuals without reference to gender, sexual orientation, race, veteran, disability status, or other categories protected by applicable law. Instacart is out there in many cities across the U.S. and Canada.

The hours are flexible and therefore the orders come through Instacart’s Shopper app. The key details, like job responsibilities and the way you earn money, depend upon whether you’re a full-service or in-store shopper.

Full-service shopper:

  • Independent contractor
  • Shop and deliver groceries
  • Able to work a large number of hours per week
  • Role is out there wherever Instacart operates
  • In-store shopper:

  • Part-time employee of Instacart
  • In-store shopping only (no delivery, so a car isn't required)
  • Work at least 15 to 20 hours per week
  • Where you'll work as an Instacart shopper?

    Instacart operates in 5,500+ cities across the U.S. and Canada. Locations range from large urban areas like San Francisco and New York to smaller communities like Spring Creek, Nevada, and Lannon, Wisconsin.

    Instacart shoppers job requirements

    There are a couple of basic requirements you've got to satisfy if you would like to earn money with Instacart:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Be ready to lift 30-plus pounds. with or without accommodation.
  • Have a smartphone. Your smartphone must be an iPhone or Android.
  • Pass a background check. Instacart says most shoppers are cleared within 10 business days, but this varies by location.
  • Have a bank account. Instacart shoppers are paid via direct deposit, so you will need an account to gather your earnings.
  • Full-service shoppers also must have the following:

  • A valid driver’s license and access to a car. You furthermore may need coverage that meets state requirements.
  • A set of insulated bags. You will need enough thermal-insulated bags to carry four standard-sized paper grocery bags.
  • Salary structure

    How much a worker earns depends on their role type and other factors, which may include:
    1.How many orders they complete
    2.Their location

    Instacart pays shoppers weekly.

    Full-service shopper pay

    As independent contractors, full-service shoppers have the flexibility to work as little or as often as they need. This suggests that total earnings potential depends on the individual.

    Instacart provides estimates for your earnings on every order also as total earnings for the week. The money you earn per batch of orders depends on the amount of things, sort of items, driving distance, and energy involved in shopping and delivering. You retain 100% of customer tips.

    In-store shopper pay

    In-store shoppers earn an hourly wage, detailed within the initial offer letter. These shoppers are scheduled for shifts based on personal availability, up to 29 hours hebdomadally.

    Referral bonuses

    Another way to earn with Instacart is through referrals. They provide a bonus once you refer a friend to buy with them. Referral bonus amounts vary by role and site.

    To qualify for a referral bonus:

  • Your referral must apply your unique code on the primary page of the signup process.
  • Your unique code must be privately shared together with your referral—any publicly shared code won't qualify for a referral bonus
  • Instacart can’t add a referral code after the signup process is complete.
  • Your referral must complete their bonus requirements within a selected number of days on the Instacart platform.
  • Requirements vary by zone and role. Zone requirements are often found within the Referral section of the customer app.
  • Your referral must complete their bonus requirements within the region they applied in.
  • You must complete a minimum of 40 hours of services on the Instacart platform within the last 6 months.
  • Sign up process:

  • Download the shopper app - You'll provide basic information like your name and location, and give the company permission to perform background check.
  • Fill out the paperwork - You have to sign a contractor agreement and W-9 tax form.
  • Register your instacart payment card - Instacart shoppers use a preloaded payment card when they check out with a delivery.
  • Start taking gigs.
  • FAQS

    1- How can I schedule my working hours?

    After you've signed up to start,you use the app to schedule your hours.

    2- How can I get notifications for orders?

    Thirty minutes before your shift starts, you'll start seeing notifications in the app for orders.

    3- How much do full service Instacart shoppers make?

    Instacart shoppers make at least $11 per hour.

    4- How do we get paid?

    Full service shoppers are paid weekly via direct deposit to a checking or savings account.

    5- Can we reject any order we get notified?

    Yes you might reject an order that doesn't pay well or is far away.