Local Sits - sitters located in the same city/town as house sit

Hi there-
My question is for people that sit. Do you ever take local jobs? For instance- there are 70+ local sitters in my town and we are in need of a 10 day sit. If I invite local sitters…how likely am I to get a yes? Is it worth sitting in your own town? Or is that convenient so that you can pop back home if need be at any time?