The Vision and Mission of PCN is encapsulated in the Aims and Objectives of the Corps, which is to “Train, Educate and Re-orientate the Youths on their future leadership roles in the society, the Art of nation building, Respect for Constituted Authorities, the Rule of Law and Democratic Principle as well as imparting a high sense of citizenship and good leadership in the youths.”
The logo of Peace Corps of Nigeria comprises of a Torch with a Red Flame, an Open Book, an Eagle, a Band and a Wreath; while its colours are Green, Yellow and Red.
The Torch symbolises National Unity and Integration; the Red Flame stands for Strict Discipline to be observed by members of the Corps; the Open Book depicts Educational Institutions as the primary focus, the Eagle connotes Strength, the Band represents the Nigerian National Colours while the Wreath depicts Academic Excellence of the Nigerian Youths and the Law of Modification, which places high premium on the youth.
In terms of the colours, the Green connotes Re-Orientation as basis for Character Rejuvenation of the citizenry, while the Yellow and Red represent National Integration and Strict Discipline, respectively.
So far, PCN has membership strength of over One Hundred and Seventy-Eight Thousand (178,000) youths, comprising of Regular Members and Volunteers, mostly graduates of different disciplines. The organisation, which started like a mustard seed in a single room, now has a well-structured and coordinated Headquarters in Abuja, with a network of branches in the thirty-six (36) states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory; thus, credited with being the largest and most organised youth organisation in Sub-Saharan Africa.