Holiday Earnings - Shop and Deliver with Instacart - Jobs Near Me in New York, New York

New York, NY, 10002
Posted: 2021-06-24
Valid through: 2022-04-24

Do you love shopping? Is shopping one of your hobbies? Instacart provides you an opportunity to make your hobby into a profession.

Instead of spending money by shopping here you can earn money by shopping, join Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services.

How To Start With Instacart

Download the Instacart app and sign in to start receiving the orders.

Select the required position, you are free to choose either a full-time shopper or an in-store shopper.

Set your schedule.

Start receiving orders and start delivering the products.

Get paid instantly.

About Instacart

Instacart is an American based company that operates a grocery delivery and pick-up service in the United States and Canada with headquarters in San Francisco. It is one of the major grocery delivery companies in North America. The main motto of the company is to provide effortless, affordable, effective, and accessible grocery delivery to everyone. The company offers service via a website and mobile app in 5,500 cities in all 50 U.S. states and Canadian provinces in partnership with over 350 retailers that have more than 25,000 grocery stores.

Role And Responsibility

The primary responsibility of an Instacart shopper is to help the customers with shopping. As an instacart shopper, you need to fulfill the customer's orders, you need to pick and deliver the items according to the customer's order.

You will be provided with the digital shopping list from the customers, you need to pick out all the items mentioned in that list from the local groceries stories and should deliver them to the customer's doorsteps.

There are two different roles with instacart.

If you just love shopping and traveling is not on your hobby list then you can work as an In-store Shopper, If you want to explore your city along with shopping that too with good pay then you can choose Full-Service Shopper

Full-service shopper

Full-service shoppers are self-employed independent contractors. They use this instacart platform to shop and deliver orders according to the customer's shopping list. These shoppers have the flexibility to accept or reject the order according to their comfort. They have the flexibility to choose the working hours, with no limit on how many orders they can fulfill.

In-store shopper

In-store shoppers are treated as Instacart employees, these shoppers shop and pack the orders and make them ready for delivery. These shoppers work on scheduled shifts, as your job is to pick out and pack the products you need to travel, and no car is required for this role.

Job Requirements

  • Must be above 18 years old
  • Must have a Smartphone either iOS or Android to receive the orders
  • Should be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Must have eligibility to work in the U.S or Canada.

Additional requirements for full-service shoppers

Along with the above-mentioned requirements, a full-service shopper should possess Valid driving license

A vehicle with insurance and other vehicle requirements according to the local laws.

How To Apply

The initial online application takes just a few minutes. To complete it, you’ll need to:

  • Enter basic information like your name and address.
  • Enter contact information like your mobile number and email
  • Schedule an orientation session which typically takes two hours and involves a skill test.
  • After this, you will proceed with a background check and document verification.
  • You need to provide your driving license (for full-service shoppers).
  • Accepting formal contracting agreement.
  • Finally, a criminal background check is conducted.

If your signup status shows as Awaiting Approval, that means the local Instacart team hasn’t reviewed your form yet.


The payment structure of Instacart is directly proportional to the number of orders they complete and their location.

The shopper's earnings depend on their role and the potential of the shoppers.

The payment is dependent on roles

For an in-store shopper's role, the shoppers are paid per hour. They can work up to 15 - 20 hours a week and they can work up to a maximum of 29 hours per week.

The full store shoppers earn based on their work, they are provided with minimum guaranteed pay this also varies based on the location.

100% tips are given to the shoppers.

Along with these, you can earn money through referral bonuses.

You will get a bonus when your friend uses your referral code to shop with us. Referral bonus amounts vary by role and location.

To qualify for a referral bonus

You will be provided with a unique code, your referral needs to apply this code during the signup process.

The code should be applied at the starting page of the signup process because Instacart does not allow you to add a referral code after completion of the signup process.

You should not share your code on a public platform any code shared publicly will not be qualified for a referral bonus.

You must be an active shopper in the Instacart

You must complete at least 40 hours of services in the past on the Instacart platform within the last 6 months

Payment methods and details

Instacart shoppers are paid weekly via direct deposit.

Instacart provides transparent payment options. You can see your weekly earnings in the app.


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