Orit Shachar

Orit Shachar

Knowledge and Professional Development

Orit is the director of JDC-Eshel's Knowledge and Professional Development Department.  She works to create and disseminate information on best practices for services for older adults.

Orit worked to improve the JDC-TEVET's database and developed enhanced management reports by using data from different programs as well as from affiliates. She also worked as part of the JDC-TEVET team that created a program to develop the careers of chronic low-wage workers.  Orit was responsible for developing the curricula for staff training including how to improve clients' employment readiness and an advanced course on guiding and coaching, among others. 

Orit holds a BA in Education and an MA in Public Policy from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She chose to focus her MA thesis on career development within JDC-TEVET.