Full-Service Shopper

Why shop and deliver with Instacart?

Instacart is the North American leader in grocery delivery. We strive to help make grocery delivery effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone. Our technology gives customers access to their favorite stores online so they can order groceries from anywhere. Full-service shoppers receive these orders through an app on their smartphone, then shop and deliver groceries to the customer’s door.

  • Start earning quickly
  • Shop on your schedule
  • Shop and deliver the customer’s order
  • Get to know your community by delivering to new and familiar areas

Basic Requirements:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Consistent access to a vehicle
  • Consistent access to and be able to effectively use a recent smartphone (iPhone 5 / Android 4.4 or newer)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation

Additional Information:

If you already provide services as a personal shopper or are involved in the grocery or transportation industries (such as a courier, driver, truck driver, professional driver, taxi driver, food delivery driver), you might want to consider shopping with Instacart. We welcome interested individuals from an array of industries and backgrounds. Shopping on the Instacart platform is great for anyone looking for flexible, seasonal, home-based, entry-level, weekend, weekday, after-school, or temporary opportunities.

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 in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, Instacart considers individuals in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable Fair Chance ordinances.

Review the Independent Contractor Agreement here

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How grocery shopping can work for you

Earn extra money shopping

As a shopper, you'll pick and deliver the items
that customers want and get paid for it.

Work when you want

There's no set hours with Instacart. Just
open the app and shop whenever it works
for you.

Sign on, shop, and start making money

Download the Shopper app to start earning and working when you want.

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Shopper App Example

Shop, earn, and be a household hero for
the people in your community