FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Shell Point named Great Place to Work® for third consecutive year
FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 19, 2023) – Shell Point Retirement Community has been certified as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work Institute for the third consecutive year.
Ranked 16th among the area’s Top 100 Employers by the Lee County Economic Development Council, Shell Point employs more than 1,100 people in a wide variety of positions including health care, administration, construction and trades, dining and hospitality, transportation, sales and marketing, resident life, housekeeping, landscaping, security, maintenance and more.
The Great Place to Work® certification process involved surveying 100% of Shell Point’s employees and evaluating more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. Nearly 80% of Shell Point employees who responded to the survey indicated Shell Point is a great place to work.
“Shell Point has a respected, 55-year history in Lee County of caring, serving and satisfying both our residents and employees,” said Karen Anderson, Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Compliance. “Achieving the Great Place to Work ® certification for the third year in a row affirms a workplace culture in which many of our employees believe that what they are doing is more than just a job. They feel they are serving as an extension of Shell Point’s ministry.”
Shell Point, a nonprofit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, is the largest single-site continuing care retirement community in Florida and among the largest in the country. For information about careers and current job openings, visit Shell Point’s website www.shellpoint.org/careers.
The Great Place to Work Institute is a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, the Great Place to Work® certification recognizes outstanding workplace cultures.
About Shell Point Retirement Community
Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing for its 2,500 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, pickleball, and other recreational, educational and cultural activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.
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Kara Hado, Shell Point Retirement Community, firstname.lastname@example.org, (239) 454-8245, cell (239) 310-1115