Introducing the New Whaler’s Inn ESL Program!

At The Whaler’s Inn, the core value of diversity is taken seriously. The belief that everyone deserves a chance to shine, irrespective of their background, is at the heart of the Inn’s ethos. That is why the Inn is proud to announce its latest initiative – a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for its team of seasoned hospitality professionals.Housekeeper making bed in Hoxie House at The Whaler's Inn in Downtown Mystic

“By breaking down language barriers, we foster a sense of teamwork and community that is truly special. We take pride in seeing our employees grow and succeed, and we remain committed to supporting them every step of the way.

Our ultimate goal is to create an inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.”  –Amanda Arling, President of The Whaler’s Inn.

Meet Xiomi!

As our Bilingual Administrative Assistant, Xiomi’s role in organizing our company’s ESL program and spearheading the onboarding of Spanish-speaking employees is pivotal.

As a phenomenal mentor, Xiomi provides personalized English classes and tech-savvy tips for our team. She fosters a welcoming and non-judgmental environment that puts students at ease while practicing their English skills.

Our bilingual admin assistant at The Whaler's Inn posing on couchHaving a bilingual administrative assistant like Xiomi brings a unique set of skills and knowledge that supports ESL learners in an invaluable way.

“The Whaler’s Inn has a unique company culture that views mistakes as opportunities to learn and improve. They offer plenty of opportunities for employees to move up the ladder within the company and provide continuous education and support.

The only limitation to career advancement is an employee’s own drive.” – Xiomi Dejesus, Bilingual Administrative Assistant of The Whaler’s Inn.

Our commitment to creating a positive, empowering, and inclusive work environment is further strengthened by colleagues like Xiomi. We celebrate diversity and strive to support our team members both professionally and personally.

Joining the Team at The Whaler’s InnDrone shot of The Whaler's Inn

Our company values our employees and offers exciting job opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in hospitality.

We provide access to discounted rates through ECornell for further education, exclusive discounts for accommodations, and a new ESL program to improve language skills.

We invest in our employees to help them succeed both professionally and personally. Visit our career page to learn more about our opportunities!