Jobs near me - Full Service shopper(car required) Instacart

Instacart Shoppers

Posted On: 2021-03-07 (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.


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.

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.

Job benefits

  • Earn extra cash buying 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 pay payment easily and quickly.
  • Get to understand your community By delivering to new and familiar areas and explore your city in a professional way.

    You can choose your own work hours. Instacart platform is great for anyone trying to find flexible, seasonal, home-based, entry level, weekend, weekday, after-school, or temporary opportunities.


    It is desirable if you already provide services as a private shopper or are involved within the grocery or transportation industries like a courier, driver, teamster, professional driver, taxi driver, food delivery driver.


    Requirements to get on the platform as a full-service shopper include

  • 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
  • Vehicle insurance, in accordance with local laws
  • Can lift 30+ pounds
  • Following Instacart’s food safety policies
  • Requirements for the In-store shopper role include

  • 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
  • Can lift 30+ pounds
  • Following Instacart’s food safety policies

    How much a shopper earns depends on their role type and other factors, which may include:

  • How many orders they complete
  • Their location
  • Efforts they make to complete deliveries
  • All your earnings are delivered on a weekly basis.

    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 shopper's earnings on every order also as total earnings for the week. The quantity 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. These shoppers are scheduled for shifts supporting personal availability, up to 29 hours hebdomadally.

    How To Apply

    You can start the signup process by completing the short form within the Shopper app or online (U.S., Canada). Subsequent steps within the process depend upon the role you’re curious about.

    Full-service shopper

    Individuals curious about offering their services on Instacart as a full-service shopper can complete the whole signup process within the Shopper app or online (U.S., Canada).

    If you don’t finish the method directly, you'll devour where you left off by opening the app or by logging in to the signup website using your telephone number. You'll find the Login button on the highest left of the screen.

    In-store shopper

    Applicants curious about applying for an in-store shopper position can submit the shape within the Shopper app or online. Local Instacart teams review form submissions and once approved, you’ll get an email with subsequent steps.

    The next step for in-store shopper applicants is an in-person onboarding session. Choose a session from the days and dates available within the Shopper app or by clicking the link within the email.


    1)How often do I receive my payments?

    You will receive payments on a weekly basis.

    2)How is the in-store shopper role different from the full store shopper role?

    In-Store Shoppers receive orders through the app then shop and bag the groceries. As an In-Store Shopper, you do not need to deliver orders, just process them. A delivery driver will devour the orders and deliver them at the appointed time.

    3)Do I need a vehicle to work as an instacart shopper?

    You need to have a vehicle for a full store shopper role. In-store shopper role vehicles aren't required.