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YouthFriends are mentors who support students academically. Applicants are trained and complete two background screenings prior to being placed with district students. 

To become a YouthFriends volunteer, please click here.

To learn more about opportunities as a YouthFriends volunteer at Linden West Elementary, please contact Gina Angelo, Linden West Partners in Education Building Facilitator, at (816) 321-5130 or contact the Partners in Education office at (816) 321-5018 or email