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Hot Job of the Week

Tune in to WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with a representative of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will we give you details about a specific job each week, but we'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.

Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Community Health Worker, CHAP Program

Job Code #
: T-344-14

: At least 20 years old; high school diploma; successful completion of the CHAP curriculum; no prior experience is required, but related medical knowledge and experience is preferred; valid driver’s license with a positive driving record; pre-employment testing will include a criminal background check, drug testing, a driving records check, and a reference check

Job Description
: Serve as a link between underserved communities and existing community resources; assist clients in overcoming barriers to health, social services, education, and employment by successfully completing CHAP curriculum; using the Pathways protocols for care coordination activities at all times; interviewing clients with problems such as personal and family adjustments, health, finances, employment food, clothing, housing, utilities, and physical and mental impairments; completing appropriate checklist; bringing information gathered back to CHAP clinical professionals to determine nature and degree of problem; entering information from home visits into database; securing information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client’s situation and forwarding information to clinical professionals for evaluation; accessing  recording clients’ and community’s resource information; advocating for client; acting as a liaison between client and other service providers; counseling client individually, in family or other small groups regarding plans for meeting needs; aiding client to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning; helping client and family through individual or group conferences to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations; reviewing care plan developed by clinical professionals; performing appropriate follow-up activities as directed; securing supplementary information such as employment or medical records or school reports as directed; determining client’s eligibility for services such as financial assistance, insurance, and other programs in place to assist individuals; referring clients to community resources and other agencies to meet identified needs; workdays will be Monday through Friday, 1st and 2nd shifts, depending on scheduling of appointments and job needs

Worksite Location
: Newcomerstown, OH

Rate of Pay
: $20,800 to $31,200 (based on experience, skills, and abilities)

Available Benefits
: Paid holidays, vacation, and 401K

How to apply
: *Submit a résumé and completed referral form to the Customer Service Desk at either location of OhioMeansJobs – OhioMeansJobs Tuscarawas County (1260 Monroe Street, New Philadelphia, OH 44622) or OhioMeansJobs Stark County (822 30th Street, Canton, OH 44709). *Out-of-area applicants can email their résumé (attachment preferred) to Please include the job order number and the job title in the subject line.

For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at

WJER Radio Live Broadcast Schedule

Check out our live broadcast schedule below to see if our rolling radio will be rolling your way sometime soon!

Wednesday, September 27th, 3:00 to 5:00pm:
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 4th, 3:00 to 5:00pm:
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market

Wednesday, October 11th, 3:00 to 5:00pm:
Tuscarawas Valley Farmers Market (final Market of the season!)

Saturday, October 28th, noon to 2:00pm:
North Dover Fall Fest

North Dover Fall Fest

Make plans to attend the North Dover Fall Fest on Saturday, October 28th from 1:00 to 3:00pmThe event is being hosted by multiple businesses on the north end of Dover and will include a variety of family-friendly activities and free food, including:
The Inn at Northwood Village: Pumpkin giveaway, hayrides, caricatures, goodies from Dough Co.
Geib Funeral Home & Crematory: Hot dog stand, carnival, city trucks
Dover Fire & Police and Union Physicians' Office: Jeepers Creepers Trunk-or-Treat, law enforcement K-9 demonstrations
: Community Trick-or-Treat, cheerleaders and majorettes

WJER's Amy Smith will broadcast live from the event from noon to 2:00pm. Thanks to our broadcast sponsors: the Inn at Northwood Village and the Citizens Bank!

Proceeds from the event will benefit the City of Dover K-9 Unit Rex and Officer Nedrow.

Tribe Grand Slam Could Lead to $500 Cash

Congratulations to Miles Riley, Iva Burkey, Brittany Baumgardner, and Arlan Richardson who are all in the running to win $500 cash as semi-finalists in the WJER Grand Slam contest! Miles was our Grand Slam contestant for the April 5th Cleveland Indians game, during which Francisco Lindor hit the first grand slam of the season. Then on April 14th, Lonnie Chisenhall put Iva in the running with his grand slam. On July 25th, Brittany Baumgardner became a semi-finalist when both Bradley Zimmer and Edwin Encarnacion each hit a grand slam. And on August 27th, Arlan was put in the running to win $500 when Yan Gomes hit a grand slam. Miles, Iva, Brittany, and Arlan will be four of 20 semi-finalists in our final drawing for the $500 cash from First Federal Community Bank, along with prizes from Parkway Nissan, at the end of the regular season.

If you would like to be a semi-finalist, be sure to register for the Grand Slam contest at any First Federal Community Bank location, Parkway Nissan, or right here at WJER Radio. And remember, every Grand Slam contestant automatically wins four fruit smoothies from our area Lewis family McDonald's!

High School Football on WJER Radio

High school football is underway! Tune in to WJER Radio for live play-by-play coverage of Dover and New Philadelphia football all season long. Hear complete game coverage on 100.9 FM, AM 1450, right here at, or on the WJER app. Click here for a schedule of our upcoming local game broadcasts.

Best of luck to all local teams this season!

Send a Special Message with the WJER Birthday Box


Send out a special message to your loved one in the WJER Radiogram with the Birthday Box!

The WJER Radiogram is printed every weekday (Monday—Friday) and features local and national news, weather, and sports. We print about 900 Radiograms each day and deliver them to more than 50 area restaurants in Dover, New Philadelphia, and Strasburg just in time for lunch.

Reserve the Birthday Box to send out a special birthday, anniversary, or other congratulatory message to a friend, family member, or loved one on their special day.


• Message appears for one day in the news section of the Radiogram
• Cost = $25.00
• Must be paid in advance with cash or check
• Days are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis
Due to space limitations, your message cannot exceed 70 characters (including spaces). We will do our best to include your entire message, but we may need to edit it to fit in the allotted space.

Call us at 330-343-7755, email us at, or stop by WJER during business hours to place your special message today!

Indians Baseball on WJER FM

Baseball season is always exciting, but this year there's even more to celebrate, as WJER returned Indians baseball to the FM airwaves. With the addition of 100.9 WJER FM in February, we now simulcast all of our programming on both AM 1450 and the new FM station. So when Tom Hamilton says "Waaaaaaaaayyyy back...and GONE!" you'll hear it in crystal clear stereo on the FM dial!


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