Instacart - Grocery Shopper - Jobs Near Me! in Norwalk, California

Norwalk, CA, 90650
Posted: 2021-09-28
Valid through: 2022-07-29

Do you like shopping? Well, here is the chance to earn by doing your favorite task- Shopping!

Instacart needs shoppers like you to enhance its customer services, Apply now to become an Instacart Shopper!!

Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup systems offer basic necessities and new groceries in as little as an hour to customers in the United States and Canada. Customers place orders for groceries from their own grocery retailers, which are then hand-picked and sent to them by Shoppers.


1) What are the different roles offered by Instacart for the position of Shoppers?

Instacart has two types of shopper roles: full-service shopper and in-store shopper.

Full-service Shopper- shoppers are independent contractors or individuals who use the Instacart app to purchase and deliver orders for their customers. This opportunity offers a lot of flexibility: you can pick which batches you want to shop for, and there's no limit to the percentage of batches you can meet.

In-store Shopper- workers who buy and stage orders in one store at a time are known as in-store shoppers. These part-time shoppers work up to 29 hours a week in scheduled shifts. This position does not necessitate the use of a vehicle.

2) What are the requirements to become a Full-service shopper for Instacart?

There are no specific qualifications needed for this job but you will have to make sure that you fulfill certain requirements before applying for full- service shopper for Instacart. Those are:-

  • 18 years of age and over.
  • Job authorization in the United States or Canada.
  • A smartphone running Android 5.0 or higher, as well as iOS 9 or higher.
  • A licensed and operational vehicle.
  • In compliance with local laws, vehicle insurance is required.
  • Can lift 30 pounds or more.
  • 3) How does an Instacart full-service shopper be different from the Instacart In-store Shopper?

    A full-service shopper is an independent contractor and does require to own a car before applying, whereas an In-store shopper is an Employee of Instacart and does not require to have a car to do the job. A Full-service shopper has immense flexibility in the work timings and works as per his/her schedule and on the other hand, In-store shoppers are required to work up to 29 hours in schedules.

    4) How do I apply for Instacart shopper?

    If you fulfill all the requirements as per the company’s rules then applying for Instacart shoppers is really simple. Getting started with Instacart is straightforward:

    Install the Shopper app on your device. You'll owe the firm simple stuff including your name and address, as well as permission to run a background check on you. Later on, you'll use the app to set your availability, accept gigs, monitor your earnings, and chat with Instacart's customer service team if you have any problems. Attend an in-person orientation (in-store shoppers only). In the app, choose a session. This is a necessary part of the onboarding procedure.

    Complete the papers. A contractor arrangement and a W-9 tax form must be signed by independent contractors. Part-time employers are required to sign an offer letter as well as a W-4 tax form.

    Your Instacart payment card must be registered before you can use it. When checking out with a customer's order, Instacart customers use a preloaded payment card. Within 5 to 7 business days, new Shoppers can obtain their cards. Depending on where they are, shoppers will be able to pick up the card.

    5) How Instacart Full-service shoppers are paid?

    Instacart forecasts your earnings on each order as well as your overall earnings for the week. The amount of money you make per batch of orders is determined by the number of items, type of items, travel distance, and time spent buying and shipping. You can keep all of your customers' tips.

    6) How do In-store shoppers are paid?

    In-store shoppers are paid by the hour, as stated in the initial offer letter. These shoppers work up to 29 hours a week in shifts that support personal availability.


    By submitting, you confirm that you are authorized to use the number entered and agree to receive SMS texts to verify you own the number. Carrier fees may apply.



    Instacart Shoppers

    Job Categories



    Reference Number