Join Skärgårdens Kanotcenter team.


We’re a young, energetic and growing team looking for people who are able to share with others their passion and enthusiasm. If you enjoy meeting people, discovering places and trying new activities – you’ll fit in wonderfully and we’d love to hear from you!

Rental Staff

Seasonal:mid May - mid September; 5 - 6 days / week

Working as a staff member at our Skärgårdens Kanotcenter location is the perfect position for someone who loves the water and being outdoors. At times, we can be extremely busy with a lot going on, so applicants must be able to multitask and work efficiently while keeping a high level of customer service.

This is multi-faceted position with variety of works to help us keep everything running smoothly. There is a lot of cleaning and preparing all the camping gear, kayaks, canoes etc that come back from trips and should be ready for next travellers. Manual skills are a big advantage, because we often do small repairs of equipment, kayaks, bikes etc. It's great opportunity to learn about how a kayaking center works from the inside.

The work includes many tasks and often long days so we are looking for people who like to work. We are focused to give our guests the best possible experience so it's important that you like working with people. English is required as we have many international guests.

Accomodation: we can help you to find room/summer house for rent nearby.

Please send your application to:



• meeting and greeting customers
• preform land/water rescues after completing training
• providing area briefings and ability to read weather/water

knowledge of all equipment we use in kayak center
• ability to maintain and repair rental gear
• reservation bookings
• drive a van and trailer will be an advantage

Key skills:

• communicative English (both spoken and written), knowledge of other foreign languages (especially German and French) will be an advantage
• interests in water and outdoor activities
• physical ability to lift heavy gear (kayaks, canoes)
• manual skills (simple repairing works)
• positive attitude and desire to learn new skills in the outdoor industry
• the high standards of customer service
• minimum age 20 


Kayaking / Outdoor Tour Guide

Seasonal part-time / freelance

We are looking mainly for sea kayaking guides, although we do also canoe, SUP and bike tours so your wider outdoor experience is an advantage.

At Skärgårdens Kanotcenter we are providing travellers and visitors with enjoyable tour experiences in Stockholm Archipelago. We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic outdoor guides who like challenges, enjoy being outdoors and have passion to show the best Vaxholm and surroundings has to offer.

We expect guides to be strong leaders, with original interests about nature, wildlife, history, good teachers and communicators and handy with the typical equipment used on trip. We work with both certified guides and enthusiasts in their fields.



• guiding tours of individuals and groups, mainly in English

Key skills:

• communicative English, knowledge of other foreign languages (especially German and French) will be an advantage
• interests: outdoor activities (sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP paddling, bikes, hiking) / nature / wildlife / history
• strong leader with good communication skills and safety judgment
• positive attitude
• local knowledge of Sweden and Vaxholm
• taking care of the highest standards of customer service


Working with us will be a great way for you to earn extra money. This is a great opportunity for freelancers.
If you like new challenges, you are an open-minded and communicative person, contact us!

How to apply?

Please send your application to:

Please include the following in your application:
• Resume
• Minimum of 2 references
• List of certifications (guiding position)
• Why you would like to join us

We are looking forward to hearing from you.