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Iron and String Life Enhancement

Iron and String Life Enhancement

Iron and String Life Enhancement began, in December of 1998, with one individual who had a vision. That individual, James F. Sutman, opened a home for two of his friends; Joe who liked to iron and Bradley, who liked to wind balls of string. Hence, “Iron and String”.
In addition to Iron and String Life Enhancement’s (ISLE) residential services, The Purple Cat was established in 2003. It was one of the first alternative day programs, to be licensed to a private agency, in the state of Ohio.
Currently, there are 78 individuals receiving ISLE Residential services and 212 individuals who attend the Purple Cat program.
At ISLE, our mission is to sustain the well-being of our clients by promoting fulfillment in a pleasing and caring environment. ISLE is a person centered planner and the individual is always at the heart of the service process. Our motto is: Work Hard, Be Kind and Have Fun.
The “personal touch” continues to be the keystone of ISLE philosophy and we employ over 277 direct care staff, supervisors and office personnel who support that philosophy. Members of the ISLE organization come from a wide variety of backgrounds and represent a broad range of skills and experience. The common denominator throughout our organization is compassion.

Our Opportunities

ISLE is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSP) in both our residential and day program sites.
Direct Support Professionals are responsible for providing supervision and compassionate care to our individuals. Duties may include: assistance with daily living skills, personal care, transportation to community events, meal preparation, cleaning and laundry duties, medication administration, while always interacting with our friends in a manner that promotes dignity and respect.

Why Work for Us?

Since ISLE is a family owned business, we naturally care for our employees and try our best to accommodate and empower our employees. We offer a competitive wage, vacation pay, heath insurance and a 401 K plan that ISLE matches. We offer a consistent schedule, based on your availability. We offer training to those that are new to the field, and promote from within when hiring for supervisory positions.

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32 Fifth Avenue
Youngstown, 44503
p. 330-743-3444

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