At my previous job, they paid stringers 125 for about 1-2 hour event shoot.
I would do it to advance my skills and try something diffrent. Maybe you can build a relationship and get more referrals in the future. Also you can expose your equipment and self to a new expririence. Have fun and do something than the normal.
Right, so that for my time, gas money and a modest meal adds up to terms I'd consider at this point in my life.
3 hours driving (90 minutes each way). Call that 120 miles, 20 MPG, 6 gallons of gas @ $4/gallon = $25.
2 hours there, 1 hour wait time (getting set up, leaving), 2 hours post processing = 5 hours or $15/hour. Barely above minimum wage. If you post processing, send jpgs, agree upon starting and stoping time, then maybe.
Do you get photo credits? That might be the draw to building a reputation.