Liora Arnon is Head of Innovation, Research and Knowledge Development at the Israeli Volunteering Council, a well-established infrastructure NGO that aims to maximize collaboration at the local and national levels and across sectors for nationwide volunteer engagement strategies and volunteer infrastructures in Israel.
Arnon worked for 10 years as head of Knowledge Development at JDC Israel Voluntarism division. Arnon is a leading practitioner and trainer in the field of volunteer management. As a former Volunteer Manager herself, she combines theory and practice while providing consulting to many NGO’s around the country. As one of the co-founders of SAHAR, an organization offering on-line assistance to people experiencing emotional distress, Arnon is also an expert in the field of virtual volunteering. She holds an MA in Non-Profit management and is involved in research projects regarding volunteer management.