Do you feel called to pastor people? To see people flourish in every area of their life through care, support and discipleship?

Pastoral Leadership will help develop the pastoral gift on your life and give you hands on experience of what it takes to care for the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of people in your local church and community.

We have 5 areas you can choose from :



Do you feel called to pastor people? To see people flourish in every area of their life through care, support and discipleship?

Pastoral Leadership will help develop the pastoral gift on your life and give you hands on experience of what it takes to care for the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of people in your local church and community.

We have 5 areas you can choose from :

  • You will be involved with our pastoral team; discipling, connecting with and ministering to people. In addition, the pastoral team run numerous discipleship and social events that allow people to grow in all areas of their life. Our incredible pastors are committed to coaching and developing the God given gift and potential in your life. Opportunities are also available to be involved in an Urban Life Group as well as attend our leaders Discipleship Meetings.

  • Planetkids is leading the way in kids’ ministry, be part of this amazing team today.

    Your involvement will include kids outreach, kids conferences, preaching, puppetry, illusions and face painting, small group leadership, administration and the running of Planetkids services on Sunday.

    There is also the opportunity to be a part of our Kids Curriculum team using Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator to make resources that will impact children and leaders across the world.

  • You will be a part of our Planetboom team that will help plan and run youth events such as our weekly Planetboom Services and our Planetboom Camp. With 600+ teenagers, our weekly Friday night Planetboom Services will allow you to gain practical experience in event management, production, media, music, creative stage and foyer design, pastoral care administration, bus ministry, setting up and packing down of venues, and much more!

    Each week you will be the hands and feet of Jesus in over 30 local high schools. You will help co-ordinate events, in class programs, lunchtime programs and large outreach events.

  • Being in the planetUNI stream will give you the opportunity to be a part of so many different elements of the University Ministry. You will not only be a core part of helping the ministry run on a day-to-day basis, but you will also get to help out in one of the many areas we cover – media, production, event management, on campus outreaches, and of course praying for and pastoring our university students!

    By choosing to be a part of the PlanetUNI Team you have the opportunity to partner with us to see campuses won for Jesus. We believe that university years are more than just getting an education, it’s a significant time in people’s lives where they establish a foundation and platform for their future. Our desire is to see students discover the call of God on their lives during this season. Come and be a part of impacting the campuses of Melbourne – there’s nothing like it!

    College Fee does not cover cost related to camps & retreats conducted by the stream.


  • Planetshakers Empower is the ministry of Planetshakers City Church that meets the social, practical and emotional needs of the community. Empowered by the Holy Spirit we put your faith into action by taking the love and power of Jesus outside the four walls of the church to those in need in the community with a passion to see our City transformed.

    In this stream you will have opportunity to be involved in many aspects of PS Empower: Street Team, The Pantry, Community Dinners, Prison Ministry, Support for Asylum Seekers & Refugees and much much more. This ministry is constantly evolving and expanding as opportunities to reach the community of Melbourne. If you are passionate about people and have a desire to see this City transformed, this stream is a must for you!




Are you passionate about worship and the arts? Come and learn about how we as Planetshakers do church in the 21st Century, where we incorporate everything from sound + production, film + media through to our worship team. Here you will not only go behind the scenes and learn the practical realities of running a creative ministry – but you will also receive one on one training in your creative gifts, as well as practical and spiritual impartation from experienced musicians, singers, dancers, actors and worshippers.

There are 3 areas you can choose from :


  • Planetshakers Creative Stream is passionate about seeing you reach your fullest potential in every area of your abilities, but most importantly gaining a revelation of the true heart of a worshipper. You will leave this stream practically equipped, kingdom driven, and spiritually strong to see heaven invade earth. We can’t wait to meet you and help you reach all that God has planned for your life.

    With lectures from Planetshakers Band Members ranging from song writing to prophetic worship, you will grow in your capacity as a worshipper, gaining invaluable training and experience. You will also receive a 1/2 hr private lesson weekly.

    Please note that Additional fees apply for music.
    Click here to see our fees page

    Audition Requirements
    You are required to perform two contrasting pieces. More details will be given to you by our creative team upon being accepted to Planetshakers College.

  • The Media stream is designed for anyone wishing to learn about the creative heart of graphic design and media in the church today. You will learn a range of skills, being involved in projects including photography, filming, editing, print work and graphic design. Be part of the production of weekly multimedia church news and come behind the scenes to see what it takes to run our annual conferences in large venues and stadiums across Melbourne. The Media stream draws upon the expertise of the Planetshakers staff, each of them are highly skilled and world class in their field.                                                                                                                                                  

    Planetshakers is internationally renowned for media and graphic presentations that touch hearts and nations; you could be part of this today.

    Applicants need to have some experience with Adobe Premier Pro (or Final Cut) and Adobe Photoshop.

  • The Production stream will teach you what it takes to produce a spirit of excellence in church and event production, sound engineering, lighting, stage performance, audio recording and mixing. This stream will specifically include audio production of podcasts and radio advertisements, operating audio and lighting equipment for weekly meetings, event logistics, concert production, administrative assistance and the weekly production of Planetshakers Church services and annual conferences on a large scale. Learn what it takes to be on the cutting edge of production in today’s Christian culture.





The Marketing + Events stream is an all encompassing, relationship focused stream. While there are many processes behind what we do, our heart is to see people connect with God. You will be involved in building the relationship between Planetshakers and individuals and communicating the heart of Planetshakers across various communication platforms.

Internally, we ensure that all communications and events are reflective of His love for each individual within Planetshakers and to display the core DNA of Planetshakers to everyone who visits or calls Planetshakers home.

Externally, we endeavour to accurately represent Planetshakers as a welcoming, Christ-centred Church with a mandate to see generations empowered to win generations.

Both of these objectives are worked towards through various mediums, including but not limited to; social media, emails, internal and external events, the Planetshakers app, online content, videos and radio ads.




This stream is led by our International Director, Ps Neil Smith, and has a strong discipleship focus. Our goal is to develop students to be next generation leaders that will impact their community and their chosen sphere of influence, be it in the church or business world. Students will be challenged to think big and be globally-minded while remaining rooted in a local church.
The International Missions aspect of the stream is focussed on our nation-discipling missions projects across the world. Students will have the opportunity to be a part of the inner workings of what it takes to transform a nation and be challenged to take ownership of particular areas of responsibility, carrying it through from beginning to end. Students will also be involved in running our international conferences in cities such as Manila, Jakarta, Austin, Cape Town and many more.
PlanetBusiness is the marketplace ministry at Planetshakers. As part of this stream, students will be involved in events and discipleship tools that help invest into the business-people and corporate employees of our church, inspiring and equipping them to be Kingdom-influencers in their spheres.
As this stream has a wide scope of involvement, students will have a diversity of experiences throughout the year. With that said, we do try as much as possible to position people in their areas of passion to best enable them to thrive.




Our College provides students with the opportunity to attend as a part time or full time student via our ILC program. ILC enriches students in the culture of Planetshakers Church whilst being able to serve in their own local church. The vision behind this program is to effectively resource and release students in all that God is doing in their local churches.