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The Gran Canaria Urban Adventures team is searching for energetic and charismatic people who want to share their love of the city with travelers from all over the world. We are currently seeking individuals for freelance positions as tour guides in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Tour guides will be responsible for leading interactive, theme-based tours that will provide guests with enjoyable, engaging, and in-depth experiences of the neighbourhoods and local businesses in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Therefore, knowledge and a passion for Gran Canaria, its history, attractions, food, and culture is a requirement. Experience leading tours of the main tourist areas is a plus as well as knowledge of the local food and beverage scene.
Finally, we believe that the guide is the most important element of our tours so we are looking for people who are personable, passionate, entertaining, and fun, which helps ensure that Urban Adventures’ guests have the Best. Day. Ever. on our tours.
We reward our guides with
personal development opportunities,
access to a global community of 1000+ guides
It’s a freelance contract. Candidates are expected to be self-employed "autonomo". Employment opportunity after 6 to 12 months of engagement for successful candidates.
Be fluent in English and/or German
Be experienced in one or more of the following: tour guiding, acting, public speaking or teaching
Have experience interacting with diverse groups of people from a wide range of cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds
Be knowledgeable of and enthusiastic about the history and culture of Gran Canaria and Las Palmas
Be comfortable with speaking in front of groups of people
Have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, sense of humor, and friendly personality
Perform well under pressure and demonstrate good judgment and communication skills
Be able to commit to giving tours at least three days per week, including weekends
Preference will be given to candidates who:
Demonstrate verbal fluency in a language other than English (in particular German, French, Scandinavian languages)
Are an experienced tour guide
Have food and/or beverage expertise (wine, restaurants, passion for cooking etc.)