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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 Eastgate 6th Grade Center. 

To become a YouthFriends volunteer, please click here.

To learn more about opportunities as a YouthFriends volunteer at Eastgate 6th Grade Center, please contact Lani Fernandes, Eastgate Partners in Education Building Facilitator, at (816) 321-4581 or contact the Partners in Education office at (816) 321-5018 or email