Goldshine to serve as liaison to the multifamily industry to expand partnerships and support for Shelters to Shutters’ program.
VIENNA, Va. – September 15, 2021–Shelters to Shutters (S2S), a national non-profit that transitions individuals and families from homelessness to economic self-sufficiency through partnerships with the apartment industry, announced today that Jeff Goldshine will support the organization as Real Estate Industry Liaison. In this role, Goldshine will be responsible for engaging the multifamily industry to grow Shelters to Shutters’ program through new operator and vendor partnerships.
Goldshine brings nearly 45 years of direct real estate industry experience including the management of over 70,000 units throughout his long career. Goldshine has been a featured speaker, moderator and panelist on property management issues including, proactive and forward-thinking management, problem solving, human resource positive communication, product management and revenue management at numerous multifamily industry conferences. He has been involved with the successful hiring of Shelters to Shutters candidates at various companies he has led and brings a unique perspective to the implementation of the program from the operator side.
“Jeff is well respected within the industry and has a passion for the work we do at Shelters to Shutters,” said Chris Finlay, Shelters to Shutters’ Founder and Chairman. “Leveraging his knowledge and relationships will improve how we interface with the multifamily housing industry and our ability to source better qualified and prepared candidates for careers with our industry partners.”
S2S currently partners with over 40 apartment management companies to place people experiencing homelessness in onsite, entry-level jobs, and provide them with housing at the same communities where they work. S2S provides each participant with career mentoring and access to support services to ensure a successful long-term transition. S2S works with multiple homeless-focused non-profits to identify suitable job applicants. The program changes the lives of individuals and families while providing quality, motivated employees for a rapidly growing industry in need of talent.
“The best of our industry has always embraced the challenge of giving back to the communities they serve as well as creating and fostering teamwork and goodwill among its residents and community teams,” commented Goldshine. “The opportunity to partner with Shelters to Shutters takes this commitment to a higher level of reward and satisfaction for the hiring organization and at the same time provides them with much needed talent for their on-site positions. I look forward to connecting with multifamily operators and vendors to create new partnerships and further our win-win mission for the industry and our participants.”
About Shelters to Shutters
Shelters to Shutters is a national 501(c)(3) organization that transitions individuals and families from homelessness to economic self-sufficiency by educating and engaging the real estate industry to provide employment and housing opportunities. Across the country, Shelters to Shutters pairs leading property management companies with individuals experiencing homelessness who are ready to work. The result is an innovative program that provides full-time employment and housing opportunities for individuals facing homelessness and a pipeline of high quality, motivated employees for the multifamily housing industry. Since its founding in 2014, S2S and its multifamily partners have assisted individuals and families out of homelessness in markets throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, South and Texas. More information can be found at www.shelterstoshutters.org or by following the organization on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.