Instacart - Grocery Shopper - Jobs Near Me! in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-21

Instacart is an online grocery shopping and delivery service that allows customers to complete their household shopping simply by sending their digital grocery list to an Instacart shopper through the App. The shopper buys the grocery items and has them delivered to the customers’ doorstep.

Instacart is dedicated to providing employment opportunities to those looking for seasonal, temporary work to earn extra easy pay. If you are looking for part-time or full-time employment with flexible hours and adjustable shifts, consider joining the Instacart team.


1) What are Instacart Grocery Shoppers?

Instacart is always on the lookout for shoppers. The company offers two different shopper positions, In-Store Shoppers and Full-Service Shoppers.

2) What are In-Store Shoppers?

In-Store Shoppers are employees of Instacart who work on shifts set according to their schedule in the store. These Shoppers receive the digital grocery list of customers and shop for their items in the store and stage the items for delivery.

3) What are Full-Service Shoppers?

Full-Service Shoppers are not employees but independent contractors instead. They use the Instacart platform to receive a digital grocery list from customers’ to SHOP AND DELIVER the groceries to the doorstep of the customer.

4) Do Shoppers pay for the groceries themselves?

Shoppers do not pay for the groceries themselves. They use a company credit card that Instacart provides them when they are hired.

5) What if a Shopper has a question for customers?

If a shopper has a question about a customers’ list or if an item on the list is out of stock and a replacement needs to be bought, Shoppers can stay in touch with customers from the app itself.

6) How do Instacart Shoppers earn?

In-Store Shoppers earn an hourly wage based on shifts that are set according to personal availability. An In-store shopper can work up to 29 hours a week.

Full-Service Shoppers do not earn a specific wage. They earn a base wage on every order they shop for and deliver. The base wage includes the number of items, time, and location of delivery. How much they earn daily and weekly is up to them, which they can track from the App itself. Instacart deposits their earnings as well as 100% of all tips to the given bank account weekly.

All shoppers can maximize their earnings on referral bonuses and promotional challenges.

7) What do you need to be an Instacart Shopper?

An Instacart Shopper does not need any specific qualifications for employment. All they need is….To have a minimum of 18 candles on their birthday cake (18 years old).

Full – Service shoppers should also have their very own vehicle with a valid drivers’ license and insurance. Groceries can be on the heavy side so all shoppers should be able to carry at least 40 pounds/18 kilograms.

8) How do I sign up to be a Shopper?

All you have to do is simply log on to the Instacart website and sign up. After filling in all your personal information, consent to a quick background check, and in a few days, you will be notified of your activated account. Full-Service Shoppers also need to provide the necessary documentation regarding their transportation.

9) Why should I be a Shopper?

Instacart In-Store shopper is a good fit for those interested in part-time or full-time, temporary work with flexible shifts.

Instacart Full-Service Shoppers have the freedom to work when they want and where they want. They have control over how much they earn and which orders to accept or decline. If you want to earn easy payments on your own time a Full-Service Shopper for Instacart may be what you are looking for.

Instacart is welcoming of diverse individuals who are dedicated, dynamic, good communicators who are pleasant to work with.

If you are hoping to earn extra pay on your own time on temporary work so you can also pursue other interests Instacart may have just the thing for you. Sign up today!!


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