Riz is a young dynamic tutor on the North West Personal Best programme, the 2012 pre-employment volunteering programme a North West Inspire Project. Riz has exceptional motivational skills, outstanding teaching and has built huge rapport with the 53 learners he has taught in Manchester and Warrington. 30/35 learners who have finished the course achieved the award, 7 have found employment and 2 others are waiting to start. All have been inspired to continue volunteering in their local communities. Always positive, Riz was willing to go the extra mile and do whatever it took to support his learners to achieve Personal Best. This often involved working long hours and weekends supporting learners with their event volunteering, keeping in regular contact to ensure they were fully supported. He is quoted as saying, "I'll stay up all night if I have to, to get you through it". Helen Hayes from the RFL said,' I appreciate Riz's support massively, both Riz and his volunteers have made a real positive impact on the RFL programme over the last few months.' Matt Butler a Warrington learner said, "Riz was a great supportive tutor, he helped us with all our problems both in and out of the classroom and always went out of his way to help us"" Riz is without a doubt carrying the Olympic spirit around the North West.