A summer in Northern Sweden

A summer in Northern Sweden

Spend your summer working in a city where the sun never sets. Boden, a city in Northern Sweden, needs assistant nurses to come work during under the midnight sun and experience a summer in the sub arctic region of the world.

David Zimmer i en kajak i solnedgången. This is Boden.

Boden, a charming and modern city in the subarctic region of Sweden that comes to life during the summer months. It’s a season of endless daylight, festivals, and adventure, with plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of this region.

One of the highlights of summer in Boden is Boden Alive, a festival that is free to attend with artists, food and a carnival. The festival brings together the people of Boden and the lively atmosphere is infectious. From outdoor concerts to art exhibits, there’s something for everyone at Boden Alive..

If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, Boden also offers incredible nature experiences. With miles of pristine forests and lakes, you can explore the great outdoors and get up close with the natural world. And don’t forget to take a refreshing dip in one of the many lakes or rivers that dot the region.

And when you need to relax and unwind, there’s nothing quite like taking a drink at the famous Arctic Bath, a unique spa experience that lets you soak in the serene waters of the Lule River. Or, if you’re feeling brave, take a swim in a lake under the midnight sun – it’s an experience you’ll never forget.

Contrary to popular belief, it’s warm in North Sweden during the summer months, with temperatures reaching up to 30 degrees Celsius. So don’t let the subarctic location fool you – Boden is the perfect destination for a summer adventure that combines culture, nature, and relaxation. Come and experience the magic of Boden, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Live music under the midnight sun

Sommarljus Visfestival is a Swedish music festival that takes place every year on the island of Laxholmen Edefors in the northern part of the country. The festival is dedicated to celebrating Swedish music and songwriting, and it draws in a crowd of music lovers and tourists from all over Sweden and beyond.

The festival is held over the course of three days, typically towards the end of June, and features a variety of performances from some well-known and beloved musicians and songwriters. The festival grounds are set up in a beautiful natural setting, surrounded by forests and Lule river, and the atmosphere is always lively and energetic.

Sommarljus Visfestival is a wonderful celebration of Swedish music and culture, and a must-visit destination for anyone who loves music and natural beauty.

Boden Alive - a city festival

Boden Alive is more than just a summer festival in Boden, Sweden. It’s an annual celebration of music, art, and community that brings people together from all walks of life. This festival is a true testament to the power of music and its ability to unite people from different cultures and backgrounds.

From its humble beginnings, Boden Alive now attracts thousands of music lovers every year. The festival features a lineup of both local and national artists, who take to the stage to perform a diverse range of music genres, from rock and pop to electronic and hip-hop.

But Boden Alive isn’t just about the music. It’s also a platform for local artists to showcase their work. Visitors can exploring the various exhibits and taking part in workshops and activities.

What truly sets Boden Alive apart, however, is the sense of community that it fosters. The festival provides a space for people to come together and connect, regardless of their background or beliefs. From sharing a beer with a stranger to dancing the night away with new friends, Boden Alive is a place where friendships are forged and memories are made.

Boden has amazing design hotels where you can have a drink or a spa day

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The Freedom to Roam

Boden is a nature lover’s paradise. The stunning landscapes, filled with lush green forests, sparkling lakes, and rolling hills, are truly breathtaking. During the summer months, the town bursts to life with vibrant colors and sounds, as the flora and fauna come alive with the warmth of the sun.

One of the greatest joys of visiting Boden in the summer is the Swedish Freedom to Roam. This unique law allows anyone to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of Sweden, including Boden’s stunning wilderness areas, without restriction. Whether you’re hiking, camping, fishing, or simply enjoying a picnic with family and friends, the freedom to roam makes it easy to get away from it all and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.

The Freedom to Roam also includes the ability to pick berries and mushrooms freely. You can wander through the forests and fields, picking delicious lingonberries, blueberries. It’s a wonderful way to connect with the land and experience the bounty of nature firsthand.

As you wander through the forests, you’ll be amazed by the diversity of flora and fauna. From majestic moose to playful squirrels, the wildlife is abundant and always a delight to observe. The forests themselves are filled with ancient trees, sparkling streams, and tranquil meadows, providing a haven of peace and serenity.

If you’re looking for adventure, Boden has plenty to offer. You can hike up a mountain, explore the lakes by boat, or even go on a thrilling whitewater rafting trip. And when the day is done, you can relax by a crackling campfire, enjoying the sounds of nature and the warmth of good company.

Another incredible natural phenomenon that you can witness in Boden during the summer months is the midnight sun. Because of the town’s location in the far north, the sun doesn’t set at all for several weeks during the summer solstice. This means that you can experience 24 hours of daylight, which is truly a unique and awe-inspiring experience. 

The summer is a time of endless possibilities. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or simply a chance to reconnect with nature, you’ll find it all here. So come and experience the wonders of Boden for yourself, and discover why Sweden’s Freedom to Roam is truly a gift to treasure.

Nightlife in Boden

Bryggmästarn is a popular microbrewery and restaurant located in Boden, Sweden. The brewery was founded in 2014 and has since become a beloved spot for locals and visitors alike. Bryggmästarn offers a wide selection of craft beers, ranging from classic pale ales to more experimental brews. The brewery’s focus on using high-quality ingredients and traditional brewing methods ensures that each beer is unique and flavorful.

M/S Bränna is a restaurant, bar, and nightclub. A place to eat well, drink well, and feel good. A cozy atmosphere mixed with an unbeatable view. During the summer, we offer the city’s most delightful terrace next to Bodån.

If you want to experience something out of the ordinary, take the time to visit Arctic Bath. Arctic Bath is a stunning hotel situated on the Lule River, surrounded by forests and mountains. Why not enjoy a glass of prosecco or a cocktail under the midnight sun. Guests can sit on the hotel’s deck, which is suspended above the river, and watch as the sun hovers on the horizon, casting a warm and gentle light over the landscape. Sipping a glass of chilled prosecco or a perfectly crafted cocktail in this setting is an experience like no other. 

In addition to enjoying a drink under the midnight sun, guests can also indulge in Arctic Bath’s amazing menu. The hotel’s restaurant features a menu that is inspired by the local ingredients and traditions of Swedish Lapland. The chefs use only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, and their culinary creations are nothing short of exceptional.

Diners can expect dishes like reindeer tartare with lingonberry and mustard, or Arctic char with roasted beetroot and juniper berry sauce. The flavors are bold and complex, and the presentation is stunning. Each dish is a work of art, and the attention to detail is evident in every bite.

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How does it work?

We are looking for individuals who can commit to at least 8 weeks, from the second week of June until the end of August. To qualify, you must be at least 18 years old, have a healthcare education, be fluent in English, and be willing to participate in a distance course to learn Swedish. You should also be curious about Swedish culture and our stunning natural environment.

To find out about salary, tickets and travel and accommodation, fill out the form below.

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