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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. 

Click here to view the YouthFriends flyer for Oakwood Manor Elementary.

To become a YouthFriends volunteer, please click here.

To learn more about opportunities as a YouthFriends volunteer at Oakwood Manor Elementary, please contact Tatianna Ruch, Oakwood Manor Partners in Education Building Facilitator, at (816) 321-4721 or contact the Partners in Education office at (816) 321-5018 or email