Zenit St Petersburg
Community Cohesion/Center for orphans and children without parental care

Community Cohesion/Center for orphans and children without parental care

Ambassadors: Vladislav Trushkin

Main Life Skills: teamwork, trust, communication

About the program: For the second year in a row, Zenit is running its One Team program with Saint-Peterburg Center for Promotion of Family Education number 12, a center for orphans and children without parental care which provides psychological, pedagogical, social and legal assistance to the pupils. The program’s main goal is to provide life skills to the participants: improving personal social skills through teamwork, learning trust and successful communication among teenagers, and expansion of the social environment.

The eight-week program involves 20 boys and girls aged from 12 to 15, and is taking place not only in school’s gym, but also at Zenit’s home arena. The sessions are led by One Team coaches with the support of One Team Ambassador Vladislav Trushkin and Zenit-FARM coaches Oleg Aktsipetrov and Roman Knyazev.