Instacart Shopper - Delivery Driver - Jobs Near Me in New York, New York

New York, NY, 10029
Posted: 2021-08-01
Valid through: 2022-06-01


Start earning quickly it's more flexible than working part-time.

Instacart is the North American leader in online groceries (and so much more) from a huge number of stores. Our technology aims to make grocery delivery effortless and accessible to everyone. Full-service shoppers select orders through an app on their smartphone, shop the orders in a nearby store, and then deliver them to the customer's door.

  • Start earning quickly.
  • Shop on your schedule.
  • Get paid weekly, with the option to cash out instantly.
  • Earn tips for good service.
  • Redeem special earnings, promotions, as available.

Basic requirements:

  • At least 18 years old (21+ to deliver alcohol)
  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • Consistent access to a vehicle and a recent smartphone
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation
  • Knowledge of French and English

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided

Additional information:

Shopping on the Instacart platform is great for anyone looking for flexible, seasonal, entry-level, weekend, weekday, after-school, or temporary opportunities. As an Instacart Full Service Shopper, you can work more flexibly than a part-time job.

Anybody is welcome to sign-up, but you'll likely be a great fit if you already provide services as a personal shopper or are involved in the grocery or transportation industries -- jobs like couriers, drivers, truck drivers, professional drivers, taxi drivers, and food delivery drivers will all have readily cross-applicable skills.

Instacart is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunities for independent contractors. Instacart considers qualified individuals without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, veteran, disability status, or other categories protected by applicable law.

Instacart also values providing prospective contractors with a fair chance to pursue opportunities. Instacart evaluates criminal histories in accordance with this value and applicable local, state, and federal laws, and tailors any consideration of criminal histories to the requirements of the contract engagement sought. For all individuals seeking to provide services, Instacart considers individuals in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable Fair Chance ordinances.

*Batches subject to availability. Terms apply.


1. Why should you choose Instacart jobs?

Instacart is one of the famous companies in North American for grocery delivery. They strive to help make grocery delivery effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone. The technology helps clients to order their groceries online and give an opportunity to people to apply for jobs.

An Instacart shopper accepts these orders through the app, then shop and deliver groceries to the customers. They can start earning and can shop client's orders on their schedule and deliver them. They are able to know their community better!

2. What are the qualifications to apply as an Instacart Shopper?

  • A shopper should be 18 years of age or older
  • Eligibility to operate in the U.S. or Canada
  • A smartphone with Android or iOS to do Instacart jobs
  • A functioning signed up the vehicle
  • Automobile insurance, by regional legislation.
  • You should be able to lift 30+ pounds for grocery delivery jobs.
  • You must know the safety policies before starting your career with the company.

3. What are the tasks of an Instacart shopper?

The responsibilities in shopper jobs are :

  • Start the Instacart app on android or iPhone and accept the batch.
  • Survey live chat and other alleys to determine customers’ orders
  • Look through order items to deduce what may or may not be accessible
  • Furnish clients with information and assist with specific commodities
  • Reply to issues considering items, such as custom merchandises
  • Verify buyers’ orders, and interrogate them into extra restrictions.
  • Lock buyers’ orders and give them the delivery time for grocery delivery jobs.
  • Handpick articles on clients lists, in the exact order
  • Inspect entities at the end of the picking spree to assure that no commodity is missing
  • Pay for the items through currency or credit/debit cards for Instacart jobs.

4. How can an Instacart Shopper schedule and earn extra income?

Once you have set up an account for Instacart jobs, you can choose your work schedule weekly by signing up for particular hours. Shifts are given on a first-come, first-served basis, and you can select more than one shift. Shoppers having experiences may earn “early access” to the upcoming week’s schedule of hours to access their delivery windows for shopper jobs.

Instacart has also started offering “on-demand” opportunities for shoppers to claim orders in real-time, even when you’re not working. This option is still only available in certain markets. Shoppers can earn extra income this way while also fulfilling Instacart orders in active service areas.

5. How does an Instacart shopper complete the order?

After accepting a customer's order, the shopper will receive directions to the store. Once they are inside, you have to click on “Start shopping” in the app to see the list of things you need to pick up for shopper jobs. Any items on the list that have a barcode will be scanned through the app. Some items will require you to weigh and enter into the app. If an item on the list isn’t available, the shopper can either scan a replacement or initiate a refund for the customer while doing Instacart jobs. You can also message the customer via the app if you have a question about the replacement.

When the Shopper is ready to check out for grocery delivery jobs, they'll do so at the store’s typical checkout counter but will use an Instacart-issued credit card for the grocery purchase. In the end, the Shopper will deliver the order to the customer.

Along this entire process, Instacart keeps a record of your accuracy for the job and speed in fulfilling and delivering the order.

6. What does it take to be an Instacart Shopper? Can I accept ride requests while delivering?

Shopper jobs, will not make you wealthy. Having goals is always helpful, and getting there requires proper actions. Working with Instacart is a tiny step in the right direction. It's a fantastic way to work and earn some extra cash from Instacart jobs. Those who drive a fuel-efficient vehicle will benefit the most.

No, as per the company’s rules and regulations, no shopper may ride with any person or offer a ride to another person. If you break the rules, then you may have to face the risk of losing your grocery delivery jobs.


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