The new hires are in addition to the 300,000 workers hired within the last few weeks.
The San Francisco-based company said they plan to continue bringing new employees on over the next two months.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, today we announced:— Instacart (@Instacart) April 23, 2020
🥕Additional ways we’re supporting the health & safety of the shopper community
🥕Plans to bring on an additional 250k shoppers to meet consumer demand & help us return to 1-hour & same day delivery https://t.co/ET9wZmSeJ2
The business offers same-day grocery delivery to your home. All employees work as independent contractors.
Instacart said their goal with the new hires is to get back to same-day delivery after struggling in recent weeks with high demand for delivery slots.