About Verra


We are committed to making Verra a great place to work! Below are the current employment opportunities. You can also click here to learn more about our organizational structure.

All applications should be submitted to opportunities@verra.org unless specified differently in any of the individual job postings.


Chief Program Officer 

Verra seeks a Chief Program Officer (CPO) to oversee the various standards frameworks Verra currently manages, ensure effective collaboration with Verra’s Innovation, Market Development and Administrative teams, and provide strategic input to organizational opportunities and challenges. The Chief Program Officer will lead the management of Verra’s existing standards programs and help launch new standards programs for addressing global environmental and social challenges. (Posted 11/20/19)


Director, REDD+ and AFOLU 

Verra seeks a Director, REDD+ and AFOLU to oversee our land-based work under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The Director will report to the Chief Program Officer and will sit within a team of directors who oversee the day-to-day implementation of Verra programs, the ongoing development of program elements and management of the Verra registry. The Director, REDD+ and AFOLU will lead Verra’s land-based work within its existing standards programs. (Posted 11/20/19)


Manager, Nature-based Innovations 

Verra seeks a Manager for Nature-based Innovations to lead our work in identifying and conceptualizing new standards, tools and programs for supporting nature-based solutions (NBS), especially forest-related activities that drawdown atmospheric carbon and generate other environmental and social benefits. (Posted 11/20/19)


Senior Program Officer, REDD+ and AFOLU

Verra seeks a Senior Program Officer, REDD+ and AFOLU to support our land-based work under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The SPO will contribute to the team responsible for the management and evolution of all of Verra’s nature-based solutions work in existing standards and programs; provide relevant technical input to ensure new standards, methodologies and program innovations are technically sound; and collaborate with Verra’s Market Development team to help implement changes and improvements to relevant Verra standards. (Posted 11/20/19)



No internship opportunities at Verra are available at this time.

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