Careers at Community Renewal Society

Community Renewal Society (CRS) is a 135 year-old faith-based organization that informs and brings people of faith and congregations together, in partnership with communities, coalitions, interfaith organizations, and civic leaders, to intentionally and decisively transform society toward greater social justice at the intersection of racism and poverty.

Executive Director

Community Renewal Society is searching for a new Executive Director who will have the opportunity to manage, lead and grow this 135 year-old faith-based organization in a sustainable fashion and continue to develop its board in a manner that will strengthen the organization. To apply, please send a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC.  Position Guide >

Editor in Chief

The editor in chief shapes and directs editorial strategy and coverage for The Chicago Reporter, serving as chief editor as well as the public face of the organization. Job Description >

Congregational Organizer

This is a position that organizes current and new Community Renewal Society member congregations on the Westside of Chicago and the Near West suburbs to create social change on issues of race and poverty. This organizer must be a self-starter with a passion for social justice and experience in organizing and working with congregations and low-income African-American communities. Job Description >


We can always use volunteers to help around the office from stuffing envelopes to editing videos or working with social media.  For more information email

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