Instacart Jobs Near Me - Shopper - Delivery Driver - Instacart in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-23

Instacart is an online, on-demand grocery shopping and delivery service that does household grocery shopping for customers. Customers send Instacart their digital grocery list and Instacart shoppers shop and deliver those items right to the doorstep of the customer.

Instacart is always on the lookout for dedicated, dynamic workers who are interested in temporary work or even full-time hours to earn easy pay weekly.


1) Who are Instacart Shoppers?

Instacart offers two different Shopper positions that require different requirements and fulfill different positions. One is an ‘In-Store Shopper’ and the other is a ‘Full-Service Shopper’.

In-Store Shoppers ONLY SHOP in the store and stage the order for delivery. Full-Service Shoppers are independent contractors who use the Instacart App to SHOP AND DELIVER a customer’s groceries. They are shoppers as well as delivery drivers.

The work responsibilities for the two shopper positions do differ in terms of hours, pay, shifts, and benefits, and so on.

2) How do Instacart Shoppers work?

In-Store Shoppers work based on scheduled shifts that are set according to their convenience. During their shifts, they receive a digital list of customer’s grocery lists which they shop and stage for delivery. Full-Service shoppers accept a customer’s grocery shopping request and shop for the items on the digital shopping list and then deliver those items to the customer’s doorstep.

Shoppers can be in touch with customers if they have a question or if an item is out of stock and needs a replacement.

3) How do I qualify to be a shopper for Instacart?

A Shopper for Instacart needs no specific qualifications. All they need is…

To be an In-Store shopper all you need is to be at least 18 years old and have immediate access to a working smartphone.

Groceries tend to be heavy so make sure you are fit enough to be able to carry a few pounds.

A Full-Service Shopper needs to be old enough to have a drivers’ license that is at least 18 years old. They also need to have appropriate car insurance for their vehicle.

4) How do Instacart shoppers earn?

In-Store shoppers are employees for Instacart and are paid an hourly wage for their shifts which are set according to the shopper’s convenience.

Full-Service Shoppers are not employees but are independent contractors. Which means that they earn based on the number of orders they complete. The more you shop, the more you earn. Shoppers receive a base pay that varies depending on the number of items, distance, time of day. They also keep 100% of all tips received.

All shoppers can increase their earnings through challenges offered by Instacart as well as Referral bonuses if the terms and conditions are met.

5) Do shoppers pay for the groceries themselves?

Shoppers do not pay for the groceries themselves. Instacart provides its shoppers with a company card that is used to pay for the groceries they shop for their customers.

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

To be a Shopper all you need to do is Sign up to the Instacart website and fill in all the needed personal information. Full-Service shoppers need to also provide documentation for their vehicle.

Once shoppers consent to a quick background they will be notified a few days later on their notified accounts.

Instacart is committed to providing employment opportunities to a diverse group of individuals. If you are looking for seasonal, temporary work that gives you flexibility with hours and shifts whether it is part-time or full-time then being a part of the Instacart team as a shopper and a delivery driver could be just what you are looking for. Log on and sign up today.


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