Refugees Help Westminster Communities of Florida Fulfill Mission, Find New Team Members

Mohebullah Zyarmal and Rohullah Azizi are two of the 42 new Afghani team members now working for Westminster Communities of Florida. Zyarmal and Azizi work at Westminster Towers, a Life Plan Community in Orlando.

After watching the crisis in Afghanistan unfold in August following the United States’ withdrawal from the country, and the ensuing Taliban takeover, Westminster Communities of Florida contacted Lutheran Social Services, the local resettlement agency, to ask about partnering to fold Afghan refugees into its open positions.

“Long-term care and senior housing has always had workforce and recurring challenges,” Westminster Communities of Florida Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Klein told McKnight’s Senior Living. “We’ve always had to think outside the box on how to do it smarter, faster, more creatively.”

Read the full article on McKight Senior Living’s website

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