Internship Human Resources Department

Buddy Dive Resort is one of the bigger dive resorts on Bonaire and entirely leisure-oriented, catering mainly for diving tourists. The resort is complete with modern buildings that house spacious one, two and three-bedroom apartments, a full-service dive center, two swimming pools, two restaurants, one pool bar and a car rental. Built with active people in mind, Buddy Dive offers a comfortable stay to guests both during their busy day of diving and exploring and after


Internship Human Resources Department

As a trainee in our HR department, you will be working alongside our Human Resources Manager. Together you will be responsible for all staff-related activities, from recruiting to onboarding and exit conversations with leaving staff. You will be monitoring the implementation of staff regulations, carrying out the application of necessary work permits and also supporting managers of the different departments with staff matters.


Other tasks you will be able to perform and develop during your training:

  •  ensuring a good working climate for all employees within the resort
  •  taking care of recruitment, recruitment campaigns and the selection procedure in collaboration with managers while monitoring the established personnel budget
  •  providing instructions and information to employees of Buddy Dive, for example with a monthly newsletter
  •  monitoring the progress and quality of all staff related activities
  •  monitoring the quality and ambitions of employees, based on performance and appraisal interviews
  •  ensuring that job descriptions remain up-to-date
  •  ensuring the coordination of internal and external training and courses for employees
  •  providing the correct information for the personnel and salary administration


We are looking for a hands-on student who fits this description:

  •  an empathic person with a strong interest in human resources
  •  fluent in Dutch and English in speech and writing, preference for knowledge of Spanish and/or Papiamentu
  •  available for a minimum period of 6 months

You can expect a very open, friendly and relaxed working atmosphere in a family business. The international staff consists of many cultures and nationalities. Buddy Dive employs over a hundred staff members and although one of the biggest and busiest operations on Bonaire it feels like one big family! Your compensation will be USD 950.00 per month, housing is not included and registration in Bonaire is obligatory. One of our extras is that you can use our dive facilities for free if you are a certified diver or you can learn how to dive at a reduced rate! For more information on our resort, please visit our website:

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