Delivery Job - Full Service Shopper

Brooklyn, NY 11226 (40.645256, -73.95553)

Instacart: Deliver with Instacart

Instacart has revolutionized online grocery shopping through modern technology which allows customers to shop from the comfort of their home. All they have to do is download the Instacart App on their smartphones, can have access and shop from their favourite stores! This has helped customers remarkably save their time and effort that otherwise goes into grocery shopping. Being one of the largest online grocery delivery service in the U.S, we offer two different in-store shopper roles for all those who enjoy shopping and can earn extra by shopping for others:

  • 1) In-Store Shopper
  • 2) Full-Service Shopper

Both of these categories of Shoppers have different requirements as well as benefits.

1. In-Store Shopper

Why be an In-Store Shopper for Instacart?

Our technological advancement has helped in providing ease-of-use and accessibility of our platform to a large customer base, who can reach their favorite stores online, browse through and order groceries and everyday essentials from anywhere. With a vision & mission to stay as the industry leader at all times, we partner with hundreds of in-store shoppers. These in-store shoppers have a simple role & fixed responsibility carved out for them. They receive the orders from customers through an app on their smartphone, and then shop and bag the groceries in-store, before moving on to the next order.

Partnering with us means you can:

  • Start earning as soon as you get going.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working as per your own schedule.
  • Money flows in quick, as you get paid weekly.
  • Shop for others and get paid.
  • Work and learn with an experienced team.
  • Gain quality experience with one of the largest online grocery delivery companies.

Job requirements:

You can partner with us if you fulfill the following criteria:

  • Must be 18 years and above
  • Should be eligible to work in the United States
  • Have consistent access to and be able to effectively use a smartphone (iPhone 5 / Android 4.4 or newer)
  • Be able to lift between 30-40 lbs
  • Should have a driver’s license (for full-service shopper only)
  • Be aware of Instacart’s food safety policies
  • No qualification and experience required

2. Full-Service Shopper

Why be a Full-Service Shopper for Instacart?

Instacart enjoys the distinction of being one of the best online grocery delivery services in the US. We put in every effort to make grocery shopping and delivery trouble-free, affordable, and accessible to all our customers. With the help of technological advancement, our customers access their favourite stores, browse and place grocery orders. In an endeavour to cater to our customers seamlessly, we give the opportunity to a diversified class of people to partner with us as full-service shopper. Our full-service shopper receives the order of the customer through an app on his/her smartphone, shop according to the list and then deliver at the customer’s doorstep.

Benefits of partnering with us:

  • Get going and start earning.
  • Schedule work according to your convenience.
  • Get paid weekly.
  • Enjoy working with the best team.
  • Get to know your community.
  • Be a household hero.

Basic Requirements

To be on the platform of Instacart as a full-service shopper, these criteria have to be fulfilled:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S
  • A smartphone with Android 5.0 or later, iOS 9 or later
  • A functioning, registered vehicle
  • Vehicle insurance, in accordance with local laws
  • Be able to lift 30-40 lbs
  • Be acquainted with Instacart’s food safety policies

No educational qualification is needed to partner with us as a full-service shopper.

Additional Information:

Interested individuals from all industries and backgrounds are welcome to consider joining the Instacart team and earn great money. If you have experience in the grocery delivery services it’s great, but even if you don’t have any previous experience, you can partner with us. Individuals looking for flexible, seasonal, entry level, weekend, weekday, after school, temporary or any type of part-time opportunities should grab this great opportunity at the earliest.

As an employer, Instacart:

  • is committed to a diverse workforce
  • Schedule work according to your convenience.
  • provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants without any discrimination
  • adheres to all applicable human rights legislation.

Employees with disabilities are provided accommodation as well as other privileges as required in accordance with the applicable laws. Instacart, as a policy matter, evaluates criminal history of all applicants, in accordance with the applicable local, state, and federal laws.

About this Job

Instacart Frequently Asked Questions

Can I become an Instacart in-store shopper?

  • Instacart is a technology-driven, on-demand grocery delivery service and if you are interested in a part-time gig, go ahead and apply with them. It is easy to become an Instacart in-store shopper as there is no minimum educational qualification nor is any prior experience required. All you need to possess is an iPhone or a smartphone as for all practical purposes, Instacart account creation is required.

Who does the shopping and delivery for Instacart customers?

  • Instacart has a network of Instacart full service shoppers who pick, check out, and pack specific items on a customer’s shopping list and then deliver the order to the customer.

Can I earn good money with Instacart?

  • For everyone who is looking for a well-paying side gig, delivering groceries as Instacart worker can be a great option as the work is easy, and also the payment is fairly good. As an Instacart shopper you enjoy the freedom to set your own schedule too.

What are the Instacart delivery hours?

  • The typical delivery hours are between 9 am and 10 pm. (On holidays, delivery hours are subject to change as per store holiday hours.)

What products will stores not be offering for delivery with Instacart?

  • Although customers are able to order most items available in-store including frozen items, produce, meat, seafood and prepared foods but there are certain items which will not be available through Instacart. For example:
    • Alcohol
    • Tobacco
    • Pharmacy prescription
    • OTC drugs / products where ID is required

Where does Instacart deliver?

  • Instacart will be delivering to addresses within a 20 minute drive time from selected Stores in NY & PA. In general, Instacart will not deliver across state lines. Delivery areas are typically defined by ZIP codes.

How do customers place an Instacart order?

  • Customers can visit TopsMarkets.com/Instacart, click on the link “start shopping” and sign up for an Instacart account. Once the customer's account has been made, they can begin creating their grocery order through the Instacart virtual store.

What happens if prices change between when the customer placed an order and when the Shopper purchases the products?

How much can I earn as tip as an Instacart delivery driver? What is the Instacart tipping etiquette?

  • A 10% tip is the general practice that Instacart delivery drivers get from customers. Although a 5% tip appears by default on the app but customers usually change that and pay according to the service given. Most of the customers also look at the conditions like long distances covered or climbing a lot of stairs or severe weather conditions and consider upping the tip accordingly. Customers can give you cash as a tip or they may add the tip on the app itself.

Signup in InstaCart

in order to apply for this job you need to fill out this form:



Download the Shopper App

Enter your Mobile Number in input and press the Button.
We will text you a link and you can download the InstaCart App using this link.



Android Users

If you have an Android Phone, you can download the Instacart App using the link as well as shown in image.



Shopper App

After signing up please follow the steps below:



Shopper App

In order to determine your role, during the Onboarding process, you’ll be asked some questions about vehicle availability, if you have a vehicle you’ll be able to Shop and Deliver, However, if you don’t have a vehicle, you ‘ll be able to work as an In-Store Shopper.
Role Requirements for Drivers are: A Valid Driver’s license, and Auto Insurance Coverage, these are not required for In-Store Shoppers.



Questionnaire (7 questions)

You’ll be asked some questions during the signup process, this is so Instacart can get to know you better:



License Verification

Please have your Driver’s license ready for Driver License Verification.