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. 

Organizer for Restoring Right and Justice Reform

The Organizer for Restoring Rights & Justice Reform will lead outreach, recruitment, and retention efforts in CRS’ work of restoring rights and opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals. This is a full-time position that focuses on developing meaningful relationships with individuals and communities most impacted by the local and federal justice systems, and working alongside impacted populations to further CRSs vision of a just society where all people flourish and live in dignity. Job Description >

Social Media Assistant 

The Social Media Assistant will work closely with Director of Development and Communications and the Web and Data Specialists to create engaging content for the organization’s social media presence, including keeping social media channels updated and brand-focused, and seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences.  This position will create special event and action campaign flyers, brochures, and invitations, as well as other development and resource materials as needed. Job Description >

Temporary Database Assistant

The Database Assistant will provide support to the Web & Data Specialist during our data migration from Salsa Labs CRM to Every Action CRM.  This position is approximately a 2 ½ month temporary position. Job Description >

Congregational Organizer for North/Northwest Side of Chicago

This is a full time position that organizes current and new Community Renewal Society member congregations in the North/Northwest Side of Chicago to create social change on issues of race and poverty. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for social justice and experience in organizing and working with diverse congregations and communities. Job Description >

Congregational Organizer North Area (Suburban Cook and Lake Counties)

This is a full time position that organizes current and new Community Renewal Society member congregations in the North Area (Suburban Cook and Lake Counties) to create social change on issues of race and poverty. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for social justice and experience in organizing and working with diverse congregations and communities. Job Description >

Volunteers

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 info@communityrenewalsociety.org.

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