Volunteering & Internships at Hugh Chatham

About Volunteer Services

At Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, the purpose of our Volunteer Services department is to promote and enhance the goals and services of the Hospital and its affiliates, promoting it as a caring, community healthcare leader. Volunteers have the opportunity to assist patients, families, and visitors in the following areas:

 Emergency Room

 The Gift Shop

 Rehabilitation Services

 Surgical Services


 Hospital Thrift Shop

 Information Desk


 Office Assistance

 Medication Assistance

 Parkwood Place Independent Living


For more information about Volunteering with Hugh Chatham please contact:

Patricia Wagoner
Foundation/Volunteer Services Director

Student Internships

At Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, we believe in fostering the next generation of health care professionals. Through our internships, we invite students to experience firsthand the challenges and rewards of a career in health care. Our internship program offers the opportunity for students to immerse in several specialties and learn from our award-winning clinical team.

How to apply:

  • Email clinicalsite@hughchatham.org to inquire about internship availability. Please list what department(s) you are interested, program/area of interest and the anticipated start and end dates of the internship.
  • Once approval for internship has been received you will need to complete the Full Student Passport (this will be emailed to you) and submitted to clinicalsite@hughchatham.org within two weeks from your internship start date.