600 W. Fullerton Parkway
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: (773) 549-6111
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What’s New at LPCS

A Message from our Board President, Brent Carstensen:

Dear Friend of LPCS,

I am pleased to announce that the search for the next Executive Director for Lincoln Park Community Shelter has launched!  In partnership with search firm Careers In Nonprofits, we are now seeking applications from qualified candidates.  Click on the link below for a detailed position description and application instructions.  Those interested in pursuing this opportunity should submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to Shannon Deamer at with “LPCS Executive Director” in the subject line.  We request that you do not contact Lincoln Park Community Shelter directly regarding this opportunity.

Executive Director Position Description:   

This milestone is a critical component of our transition plan.  I want to thank our Transition Task Force, Board of Directors, and dedicated LPCS staff for their support during this transition process.  I am especially thankful for the leadership demonstrated by our Interim Director, George Kuhlman, who will be re-joining the Board of Directors after our new Executive Director begins.  On behalf of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter, I want to express appreciation for the understanding and encouragement we have received from our friends and supporters during this challenging period of transition.