Charles J. Austin, Program Manager

Charles J. Austin is the Program Manager of CareerAbility’s Employment programs at Chapel Haven Schleifer Center Inc. Charles, a workforce development professional, is a certified Job Developer and certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW). Charles holds a BA and BM degree from Western Connecticut State University. In addition, Charles has studied marketing at Sacred Heart University and psychology at Fairfield University. He also holds a certificate from North Carolina State University McKimmon Center in Professional Customer Service. Charles has also held positions in retail merchandising, sales, marketing, real estate development, and banking. Most recently, Charles was the Deputy Director for New England and the Executive Director for North Carolina United States Department of Labor Job Corps Program assisting young adults in securing employment. He was also the Senior Employment Specialist for several workforce programs where he was proud to assist veterans, people with disabilities, refugees, and the long term unemployed find quality, long term employment. Charles is excited to be part of the dynamic team of CareerAbility.

Charles J. Austin

Program Manager
(203) 397-1714 – ext. 216