It helps to think a bit about the trade-offs mentioned above, as you also learn about opportunities in your community. The answer is different for everyone; just keep in mind that dependability is key in the non-profit world (as it is in your prior career) and that following through on your commitment is something they depend on.
• Your goals for this role
• Realistic time required, balanced against other commitments
• Degree of scheduling flexibility in the role Duration of commitment; and whether on-demand, a self-imposed timeframe, or inherent to the role’s structure (e.g., a Board term)