If you prefer to add some money to your bank account, Instacart has job opportunities for shoppers.
These are the basic requirements for applicants:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Eligible to work in the United States or Canada
- Have consistent access to an insured vehicle
- A reliable smartphone (iPhone 5 or Android 4.4, or newer)
- And able to lift 50 pounds
Applications can be accessed on Instacart's website (U.S. or Canadian) and on iOS and Android versions of the app. You can review the independent contractor agreement here.
Once you are hired as an Instacart shopper, it’s easy to get started. Instacart has made the onboarding process as frictionless as possible.
Once onboarded, you can shop on your schedule and start earning money. Besides fattening your wallet, you'll be a household hero for people, and shopping for others can be a great way to get to know your community.