Instacart Shopper Jobs - Flexible Hours (Hirring Immediately)

Instacart Shoppers

Posted On: 2021-02-28 (valid until 2021-03-31)

Location(s): Abingdon, VA, 24210


Salary: --


About the job

If you are in the market for a part-time job that offers flexibility and the ability to choose your own hours, instacart could be a good option to consider. 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.

Shoppers receive a digital shopping list from customers then detect those items at an area grocery, before exposure at the customer's door with the products.


  • Earn extra cash buying for others
  • As a client, you attend the grocery like normal, except you’re getting paid to buy for others
  • Work whenever it works for you
  • With no set hours or days, you'll shop the maximum amount or as little as you would like, anytime you would like.
  • Get paid instantly
  • You can receive the payment easily and quickly.
  • Get to understand your community By delivering to new and familiar areas and explore your city in a professional way.
  • There are two different shopper roles with Instacart: full-service shopper and in-store shopper. Each has different benefits and requirements.

    Full-service shopper

    Full-service shoppers are independent contractors that use the Instacart platform to buy and deliver orders for his or her customers. This chance has many flexibility—you choose which batches you’d wish to shop, with no limit on what percentage batches you'll fulfill.

    In-store shopper

    In-store shoppers are Instacart employees who, among other things, shop and stage orders in one store at a time. These part-time shoppers work scheduled shifts, up to 29 hours per week. No car is required for this role. Individuals with a medical condition or disability may qualify for reasonable accommodations for in-store shopper roles.


    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.

    Basic Requirements

  • 18 years aged or older
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. or Canada
  • A smartphone with Android 5.0 or later, iOS 9 or later
  • A functioning, registered vehicle (for Full-service Shopper)
  • Vehicle insurance, in accordance with local laws
  • Can lift 30+ pounds
  • Following Instacart’s food safety policies
  • Basic Responsibilities

  • Start the instacart shopper app in android or iPhone and accept the batch
  • Check live chat and other avenues to determine customers’ orders
  • Look through order details to determine what may or may not be available
  • Provide clients with information and help on certain products
  • Respond to questions regarding items, such as fashion products
  • confirm customers’ orders, and inquire into additional requirements
  • Lock customers’ orders, and provide them with delivery timelines
  • Handpick items on customers’ lists, in the right order
  • Ensure that they are properly placed into carts
  • Check items at the end of the picking spree to ensure that no item has been missed
  • Run items through the checkout counter and pay for them through cash or credit/debit cards
  • Pack customers’ items and place them in vehicles
  • Drive vehicles safely to customers’ homes and offices
  • Provide customers with ordered items, and associated bills
  • Collect cash and tender change and receipts
  • Take and respond to calls regarding problems such as incorrect deliveries
  • Handle exchanges and returns through the application, and by following set protocols and regulations
  • Ensure that any negative feedback is taken into account and handled according to company policy
  • Use feedback to improve customer services
  • Create and maintain logs of customer interactions on a daily basis.