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Camp Leadership Application

Want to serve God with PYV?

A PYV Leader

  • Believes that Jesus Christ is Lord and Saviour, and believes the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God.
  • Has a heart for young people.
  • Desires to share the Gospel with young people.
  • Agrees to be bound by:
    • PCV Safe Church Policy and Code of Conduct
    • PCV Privacy Policy
    • PYV Leader’s Declaration of Commitment
    • PYV Constitution
    • PYV Council Policies and Decisions
  •  Has undertaken Safe Church Basic Training prior to leading on their first camp. (this includes leaders under 18 years of age)
  • Has a valid Victorian Working with Children’s Card, with PYV listed as an organisation they volunteer with.            Presbyterian Youth Victoria
                268 Canterbury Road
                Heathmont VIC 3135
                Ph: 0434 198 156

There are two ways to apply to become a PYV leader:

1. Contact us at PYV

2. Youth Metro

YouthMETRO is a one year traineeship in local church youth ministry beginning at PYV's Summer Camp.

In keeping with the 2 Timothy 2:2 model, the program is designed so the trainee is simultaneously a trainee and a trainer.  This 'trainee and trainer' shape is reflected through the trainee meeting not only one-to-one with their trainer, but also with key others they are training, passing on their training.

There are three strands to the YouthMETRO traineeship:

Being like Jesus

YouthMETRO emphasises daily bible reading and prayer as the key to godliness, and discussion/accountability in the training relationship in relation to this. There is also specific attention given to personal evangelism and family life.

Thinking like Jesus

YouthMETRO sets essential reading that both prepares the trainee for future training and stimulates the trainer/trainee?s thinking in relation to life and ministry.

Serving like Jesus

YouthMETRO is designed to develop thinking and skills in certain core areas of ministry. The main training resources used are the Ministry Papers, alongside other key reading.

Applications for YouthMETRO open in July and close in mid October each year.  More information on YouthMETRO can be found at To know more of what you're signing on for as a PYV Leader, click here to read the PYV Leader's Declaration of Committement.