Fort Myers, FL. March 22, 2021 – Shell Point Retirement Community, one of Lee County’s Top 100 Employers, has been certified as a Great Place to Work (GPTW) by the Great Place to Work Institute. Shell Point employs 1,145 people in a wide variety of positions including healthcare, administration, construction and trades, dining and hospitality, transportation, sales and marketing, resident life, housekeeping, landscaping and grounds, maintenance and more.

The GPTW Institute conducted a survey of Shell Point’s employees, evaluating more than 60 elements of their experience on the job. Findings from the survey revealed that employee’s feel a sense of pride in the organization’s community impact, believe that their work makes a difference, and that their work has special meaning. 80% of employees at Shell Point Retirement Community say it is a great place to work compared to 59% of employees at other typical U.S.-based companies. Not only did employees report job satisfaction, the survey revealed that the diverse workforce stayed with the company longer.

“We were excited by the results of the survey,” said Karen Anderson, VP of Human Resources. “Shell Point has a respected, 53-year history in Lee County of caring, serving and satisfying both our residents and employees. Happy employees equal happy residents because they interact so much throughout the day. Many employees feel that Shell Point’s ministry is an extension of their own. They like the idea that what they are doing is more than just a job.”

Shell Point, a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, is the largest single-site continuing care retirement community in Florida and second largest in the country. For information about careers and current job openings visit Shell Point’s website Great Place to Work is a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For.”